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Getting error "DNSHostNotFound" when connecting to MongoDB Managed database?

When connecting to the MongoDB Managed database from the local machine, I am getting this error.

DNSHostNotFound: Failed to look up service “_mongodb._tcp.<MongoDB hostname>”


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Rajkishore J
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May 29, 2023

Hi,

This error can occur when you use your internet service provider’s default DNS server, which might not support the SRV lookups used by the DNS seed list connection string format.

To fix this error, you can try using a public DNS server, such as Google’s 8.8.8.8, instead.

https://docs.digitalocean.com/support/how-do-i-fix-the-mongodb-error-dnshostnotfound-failed-to-look-up-service/

Regards,

Rajkishore J

Rajkishore J
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May 29, 2023

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