I have set up a new VPS via Digital Ocean and have installed MongoDB V4.2.8 on an Ubuntu server 18.04 release as per the official Mongo documentation. I’m using Compass version 1.21.2.
I have managed to bind the inbound and outbound IP addresses as well as configure the admin account for the database. However, when attempting to contact the database through Compass I am receiving the error
"An error occurred while loading navigation: Attempted to use Snappy compression, but Snappy is not installed. Install or disable Snappy compression and try again. "
A screenshot of the error is below:
As a shot in the dark, I then went an installed the snappy package from npm both on my local machine and on the server but this hasn’t helped.
However, I am able to access the database without any issues with Robo 3T. Additionally, I am able to access both localhost and Mongo Atlas databases with Compass without this error appearing.
Anything I can do to fix this?