[idvusers] accessing NASA MERRA-2 via URL

I am having trouble accessing MERRA-2 data from their opendap URL located below:
 Does anybody have an idea on how to use the "Data URL" to load the data into 

In the past with other datasets, I substitute https with dods and everything 
works well. However, in the case above, I am unable to access the data via URL. 
Has anybody had success in accessing the MERRA-2 data from 

Thank you for your insights.Sincerely,teddy allen

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