Setting up remote connection to mongo droplet

Posted February 4, 2021 320 views

Hi, I am trying to set up a remote connection to a mongodb droplet.

I have come across a few tutorials but none of them work. I need to be able to access it through mongoose and compass. Can someone point me to the right direction?

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Hi there,

I tried following the steps from this tutorial here and it seems to be working as expected:

Can you share the output of the following commands here:

  • Check if the service is binding on
  • sudo netstat -plant | grep 27017
  • Check if your firewall is allowing the traffic on port 27017
  • sudo ufw status


by Mark Drake
This tutorial walks you through configuring a MongoDB installation to securely allow access from a trusted remote computer. This will involve updating your firewall rules to provide the remote server access to MongoDB's default port and changing Mongo's configuration file to update its IP binding setting.