How do I allow MongoDB through firewall?

On the ‘Rule Type’ screen we select ‘Port’ and click ‘Next’… On the ‘Protocol and Ports’ screen, for MongoDB we are opening TCP port 27017, but as you can see for the example you can provide a list or range of ports are required. Then click ‘Next’.. On the ‘Action’ screen select ‘Allow the connection’ and click ‘Next’.

What ports need to be open for MongoDB?

Default MongoDB Port

Default Port Description
27017 The default port for mongod and mongos instances. You can change this port with port or –port .
27018 The default port for mongod when running with –shardsvr command-line option or the shardsvr value for the clusterRole setting in a configuration file.

Is MongoDB port UDP or TCP?

MongoDB uses TCP as its transport layer protocol. The predefined default port for connection is 27017.

How do I expose a port in MongoDB?

  1. Set up your user. First ssh into your server and enter the mongo shell by typing mongo .
  2. Enable auth and open MongoDB access up to all IPs. Edit your MongoDB config file.
  3. Open port 27017 on your EC2 instance. Go to your EC2 dashboard:
  4. Last step: restart mongo daemon (mongod)

How do I open a port 27017 on Windows?

  1. Install .msi file in folder C:\mongodb.
  2. Create data, data\db, log directories and mongo.
  3. Add the following lines in “mongo.config” file port=27017 dbpath=C:\mongodb\data\db\ logpath=C:\mongodb\log\mongo.
  4. Start server : mongod.
  5. Connect to localhost MongoDB server via command line mongo –port 27017.

How use MongoDB compass locally?

Connect MongoDB Compass to Localhost

  1. Click connect button.
  2. After successfully connected, you will get some default collections in the dashboard.
  3. Click CREATE DATABASE button to create your own project database.
  4. Also, click CREATE COLLECTION button to create your project table within your own database.

How do I change the default port in MongoDB?

1 Answer

  1. You can easily change the port number with the help of the mongodb.config file.
  2. When you find that code then just change the port number as per your choice and save that file and reload the mongod with the help of the following command: