Mongo CRT file location with Apps service

How do I specify the crt file location on App platform for my Mongodb connection string? I can’t use environmental variables as the Mongodb connection string needs a file.

I don’t want to build into my docker image for security reasons. What is the best solution please?

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Bobby Iliev
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June 30, 2022

Hi there,

One way to achieve this would be to create the CA certificate file in your app’s code directly right before initializing the MongoDB connection.

For example, if you are using NodeJS, it would look something like this:

fs.writeFileSync(path.resolve(__dirname, ""), process.env.CA_CERT)