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Organizations

An organization can contain multiple projects (previously referred to as groups). Under this hierarchy structure:

  • Billing happens at the organization level while preserving visibility into usage in each project.
  • You can view all projects within an organization.
  • You can use teams to bulk assign organization users to projects within the organization.

Create an Organization

When you create an organization, you are added as an Organization Owner for the organization.

1

Go to your user settings.

In the upper-right hand corner, click on your user name.

2

Click Organizations.

3

Click New Organization.

4

Enter the name for your organization.

5

Select Atlas and click Next.

You have the option of adding a new Cloud Manager organization or a new Atlas organization. For more information on Cloud Manager see https://www.mongodb.com/cloud/cloud-manager.

6

Add members.

  1. For existing Atlas users, enter their username. Usually, this is the email the person used to register.
  2. For new Atlas users, enter their email address to send an invitation.
7

Specify the access for the members.

8

Click Create Organization.

Leave an Organization

Important

To leave an organization, at least another user must exist as an Owner for the organization.

1

Go to your user settings.

In the upper-right hand corner, click on your user name.

2

Click Organizations.

3

Leave organization.

For the organization you wish to leave, click its Leave button to bring up the Leave Organization dialog.

4

Click Leave Organization in the Leave Organization dialog.

Rename an Organization

You must have the Organization Owner role for an organization to rename it.

1

In the Context dropdown, select the organization to rename.

2

Click Settings.

3

In the General Settings tab, click the pencil icon next to the organization name.

4

Enter the new name for the organization.

5

Click Save.

Delete an Organization

Important

To delete an organization, you must have Organization Owner role for the organization.

You cannot delete an organization that has active projects. You must delete the organization’s projects before you can delete the organization.

1

In the Context dropdown, select the organization to delete.

2

Click Settings.

3

In the General Settings tab, click Delete.

This displays the Delete Organization dialog.

4

Click Delete Organization to confirm.