Error 1006 - Invalid database hostname

Error Code 1006
Applies To Generic MongoDB and MongoDB Atlas
Category Communication
Error Message Text(s) - ‘{hostname}’ is an invalid MongoDB database hostname. The hostname must be a DNS hostname or an IP address accessible over the internet. In case the database cannot be made accessible over the internet, consider enabling an SSH tunnel.

- ‘{hostname}’ is an invalid MongoDB Atlas database hostname. The hostname must be a DNS hostname or an IP address accessible over the internet. In case the database cannot be made accessible over the internet, consider enabling an SSH tunnel.

Potential Causes

  • The database hostname is incorrect.

Suggested Actions

  • Verify that the hostname entered in the Configure your Source page is correct.

  • Use the Connection String mode to enter the details if a connection string is used to setup the MongoDB Source.

  • Use the Connect via SSH option to setup the source if the MongoDB instance is on a local IP address.

  • Invite another team member with the required privileges to set up the Pipeline. Read Inviting and Moderating Team Members.


Revision History

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Date Release Description of Change
Sep-20-2021 1.72 New document.
Last updated on 22 Sep 2021