Can't use command line authentication to connect to Mongodb droplet

Ok, this is kind of driving me nuts. I have two droplets, one running Elasticsearch (E1) and one running Mongdb (M1) with authentication enabled. I can log into the M1 droplet from E1 running a mongo shell at the command line and then db.auth into my collection. What I can’t do is connect using a command such as: mongo -u <USER> -p <PASSWORD> <HOST>:<PORT> --authenticationDatabase <AUTH_DB>

I know the user, password, host, port, and auth db all work and can be reached. What am I missing?


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Hello, @mrfriro

I hope this has been sorted, but wanted to check if you’re still experiencing the issue. What is the exact error you get when trying to connect from the command line?

Regards, Alex