Setup Robo3T

A convenient way to inspect the contents of the production database is to use Robo3T.

You have the choice of downloading Studio 3T or Robo 3T. These instructions are for Robo 3T, which is simpler (and free).

After downloading and installing Robo3T, you must create a connection that includes port forwarding to the production MongoDB service.

First, create a new connection and name it appropriately:

Next, set up SSH access to the server running the MongoDB container by clicking on the 'SSH' tab. For example, here is the dialog window for defining ssh access to

If you have configured things correctly, then after pressing "Save" you'll get this window:

And after connecting, you can inspect any collection and document:

Last updated on by Philip Johnson