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Cant login with MongoDB Compass

I can login with the ssh, but it doesnt seem to work if i try to use mongodb compass. I have authorization enabled and i login succesfully with SSH for mongodb. But it doesn’t work on mongodb compass. It says Connection Timedout.

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It does still say localhost if i type “sudo systemctl status mongod”, how can i change this to an ip address?


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Hi there,

You can follow the steps on how to do that here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-remote-access-for-mongodb-on-ubuntu-20-04

It is step number 2 that you need to complete in order to change the MongoDB binding from localhost to the server IP.

Hope that this helps. Best, Bobby