Cannot connect to my database even though I'm following all the steps

Hi all!

I’ve followed the steps here one by one:

It’s relatively simple to do, but I get this error:

The console shows the following when I run the test:

These are the same steps that this guy does in his video to set up mongoDB, and it works for him:

What could I do to fix this? Or better, what could I do in order to find out what the error is?

Thanks for your time


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