There doesn't seem to be an option in mongo atlas UI to create a user in any database other than admin.

  • Is the question here, "how do I create a mongo atlas user with an authSource other than admin?" That's the question that led me here, but the only answer so far doesn't seem to address it.
    – mactyr
    Nov 17, 2022 at 22:06

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The only way to create new MongoDB users in Atlas is either via the UI or the API.

Have a look at this answer here to find out more.

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