How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite.

Step_1: Open Container Station and Set Up MongoDB

  • Click “Container Station“.

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  • Click “Create Container“.

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  • Go to MongoDB and click “Install” (Click “MongoDB” for more information).

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  • Click “Create”
  • This will install an empty container. You will need to install, remove, and then install a new MongoDB.

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  • Choose the container and remove it.

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  • Choose “Create Container“, and click “Install” to rebuild the MongoDB.

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  • In Command, enter “mongod –auth.

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  • Click “Advanced Settings.

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  • Go to “Network“, enter a value for the MongoDB “port” number (for example: 37011).

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  • Go to “Shared Folder“, and click “Add.

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  • In “Volume from host” choose the folder you established earlier (for example: Container > Mongo DB > db).

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  • In “Mount Point” enter “/data/db“.

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  • In “Volume from host” choose the folder you established earlier (for example: Container > Mongo DB > configdb).
  • In “Mount Point” enter “/data/configdb“.

The purpose of adding these commands are for easy backup and modification

  • Click “Create

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Step_2: Set up MongoDB account and permissions

  • You may refer MongoDB DockerHub instructions for more information on setting access controls.

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  • Establish an account: In your MongoDB container, click “Terminal“, enter “mongo admin“, and click “OK“.

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  • Enter the command createUser({ user: ‘input account’, pwd: ‘input password’, roles: [ { role: “userAdminAnyDatabase”, db: “admin” } ] }); “.

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  • Return to the MongoDB container, click “Terminal” and enter the command “mongo -u input account -p input password –authenticationDatabase admin“.
  • Click “OK“.

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  • Enter the command “use database name” (for example: “use qiotdatabase”).
  • Enter the command “createUser({ user: “input account of DB “, pwd: “input password of DB”, roles: [ { role: “dbOwner”, db: “input the DB name you established previously”}]});

(When you “establish another new account and password, it cannot be the same as the previously created user account (for example: “qiotduser”)).

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Step_3: Connect MongoDB to QIoT Suite Lite

  • Open your IoT Application and click “Rule“.
  • In “storage“, choose “mongodb” and pull it into Flow 1, and double click it.

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  • In Server, click the right button to add a new mongodb.

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  • Enter the below information:
    1. Host: 10.0.7.1 (Must be this IP)
    2. Port: The port number you set up earlier (for example: “37011”).
    3. Database: The database name you set up earlier (for example: “qiotdatabase”).
    4. Username: The username you set up earlier (for example: “qiotuser”).
    5. Password: The password you set up earlier (for example: “qiotuser”).
    6. Name: Enter a name (for example: “qiotdb”).
  • Click “Add“.

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  • Enter a name in “Collection” (for example: temp).
  • In “Operation“, choose the operation you want. (More information, read the MongoDB website).
  • Name: Enter a name.
  • Click “Done“.

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  • In “storage“, choose “mongodb“. In “function“, choose “function“. Then pull them into Flow 1.

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  • Double click “function“, and enter the code you want to set up. (Refer to the “info” section on the right side for more information)
  • Click “Done“.

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  • Double click “mongodb“, choose the server name you previously set up and enter the collection name you want (for example: temp).
  • Name: Enter a name.
  • Click “Done“.

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  • After these settings, you can connect the function node and mongodb node together like below and click “Save“.
  • On the right side, you will see the value.

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