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You will need to fill out the following fields:
|Data Source Name/Description||This is a friendly name you want to apply to this Data Source.|
|Host Name||Enter the IP Address/Hostname of the machine where MongoDB is running.|
|Port Number||Specify the port number of MongoDB. By default, the port number is 27017.|
|Database Name||Select the Database from your project you want to connect to.|
Once you specify your credentials, click the "Test Connect" button at the bottom. A new popup will show up, where you will need to specify your User Name and Password (if specified).
Once the username and password are specfied, click on OK. You will see a "Connection established" message popup if WinSQL is able to connect.
Now that we are successfully connected, we can begin running queries and modifying the database.
For example, I am adding a new baker who has 50 cakes:
If I browse the data I can see the newly added baker:
Once you are connected to your MongoDB in WinSQL, you will be able to see all of your tables and data within WinSQL. To begin importing data directly from Microsoft Excel, simply drag and drop the .xlsx file directly into your Tables section as seen here:
You can interact with MongoDB easily by using your ODBC query tool. The benefit is that you also get the entire suite of your chosen tool as well as a much more informative interface. Using WinSQL allows you to use several additional reporting and querying tools that are otherwise not available. Please see here for a list of features/benefits.