Use Robo 3T with Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB

To connect to Cosmos account using Robo 3T, you must:

Connect using Robo 3T

To add your Cosmos account to the Robo 3T connection manager, perform the following steps:

  1. Retrieve the connection information for your Cosmos account configured with Azure Cosmos DB's API MongoDB using the instructions here.

    Screen shot of the connection string blade

  2. Run Robomongo.exe

  3. Click the connection button under File to manage your connections. Then, click Create in the MongoDB Connections window, which will open up the Connection Settings window.

  4. In the Connection Settings window, choose a name. Then, find the Host and Port from your connection information in Step 1 and enter them into Address and Port, respectively.

    Screen shot of the Robomongo Manage Connections

  5. On the Authentication tab, click Perform authentication. Then, enter your Database (default is Admin), User Name and Password. Both User Name and Password can be found in your connection information in Step 1.

    Screen shot of the Robomongo Authentication Tab

  6. On the SSL tab, check Use SSL protocol, then change the Authentication Method to Self-signed Certificate.

    Screen shot of the Robomongo SSL Tab

  7. Finally, click Test to verify that you are able to connect, then Save.

Next steps

  • Learn how to use Studio 3T with Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB.
  • Explore MongoDB samples with Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB.