Guidance on usage: MongoDB on Linux Redhat 8.6 Minimal

Connecting to MongoDB on Linux Redhat 8.6 Minimal using Studio 3T through the SSH tunnel

  1. To work, you should open ports 27017, 27018, 27019, 27020 TCP in the network properties in the Azure firewall.
  1. Go to the download page of Studio 3T
  1. Choose which OS you want to download the application for.
  1. If the portable version was downloaded, unpack the archive “studio-3t-x64.zip” (if Windows was selected) and run the file studio-3t-x64.exe
  2. When you start the app, the window with the creation of the connection opens. If this did not happen, click “File” > “Connect…” in the upper right corner. 
  1. In the “Connection Manager” window click on “New Connection”.
  1. Select “Manually configure my connection settings” and click “Next”.
  1. In the “Server” tab in the “Connection name” field (1) name the connection in any convenient way. The other fields (“Server” (2) and “Port” (3)) leave with no changes.
  1. In the “SSH” tab:
  • select “Use SSH tunnel to connect” (1), 
  • in the “SSH Address” field (2) enter the address of the virtual machine, 
  • enter Port 22 (3), 
  • in the “SSH User Name” field (4) type the username to connect to the VM,
  • in the “SSH Auth Mode” field select the “Password” (5), 
  • in the “SSH Password” field (6) write the password which was used to connect to the virtual machine before. 
  • click “Test connection” (7) to check if all settings are correct.
  1. The following window should appear
  1. Close this window and click “Save” to save the connection
  1. In the “Connection manager” window select the connection you just created and click the “Connect” button.
  1. Now you can work with your own MongoDB on Linux Redhat 8.6 Minimal