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Chinese Region Clusters

Atlas supports deploying clusters in the AWS regions Beijing and Ningxia. Setting up a cluster to use those regions requires additional steps which are outlined on this page.

Important

Deploying clusters in the Chinese regions requires pre-authorization for your Atlas organization. Contact Atlas Support to enroll your Atlas organization.

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  1. If it is not already displayed, select your desired organization from the Organizations menu in the navigation bar.
  2. Click the Organization Settings icon next to the Organizations menu.
  3. Click Support in the left-side navigation.
  4. Scroll down to the Request Support panel.
  5. Click the Request Support button.
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  1. If it is not already displayed, select your desired organization from the Organizations menu in the navigation bar.
  2. Click the Organization Settings icon next to the Organizations menu.
  3. Scroll down to the MongoDB Atlas in China Terms of Service section and click the I Accept button.

Before deploying clusters in the Chinese regions, you must create a project specifically for those clusters. Clusters in your dedicated project can only be deployed to the Chinese regions.

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  1. Click Projects in the left-side navigation.
  2. Click the New Project button.
  3. Enter a name for your project in the Name Your Project text box.
  4. Check the box labelled Designate as an AWS China regions-only project.
  5. Click the Next button.
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  1. Add any desired members to the project and set project permissions for each user.
  2. Click the Create Project button.

You are now ready to deploy a new Atlas cluster in the AWS Chinese regions. Detailed instructions for creating a new cluster are in the Create a New Cluster tutorial.

The configuration options for clusters in your dedicated China regions project are limited to:

  • The cloud provider AWS.
  • The regions Beijing (cn-north-1) and Ningxia (cn-northwest-1).
  • Cluster tiers M10 and higher.

The following MongoDB services are not available to clusters deployed in the Chinese regions:

Projects in the Chinese regions may only use AWS customer managed encryption keys created in the AWS Chinese regions.

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