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Restrict MongoDB Support Access to Atlas Backend Infrastructure

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  • Restrict Access at the Organization Level
  • Grant a 24-hour Bypass to Allow Access for Support Staff

As an organization owner, you can set up your Atlas organization so that MongoDB Production Support Employees, including Technical Service Engineers, can only access your production servers with your explicit permission. If a support issue arises and you want to grant access to your servers for MongoDB support staff, you can grant a 24-hour bypass at the database deployments level.

Important

Restricting infrastructure access for MongoDB Production Support Employees may increase support issue response and resolution time and negatively impact your database deployment's availability.

You must be an organization owner to adjust this setting.

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In the Atlas console, click on your username in the top-right corner and select Organizations.

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Toggle the switch marked Restrict MongoDB Production Support Employee Access to Atlas Backend Infrastructure to the On position.

If a support issue arises and you want to allow MongoDB support staff limited-time access to a database deployments within your organization, you can do so with the following procedure.

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Click the Database link near the top of the Atlas console.

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Locate the desired database deployment from the list of database deploymentss and click the ellipsis icon (...) in its UI panel.

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Click the green button to grant a 24-hour bypass.

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  • Restrict Access at the Organization Level
  • Grant a 24-hour Bypass to Allow Access for Support Staff