Author : HASSAN MD TAREQ | Updated : 2021/03/17

Installation in Windows

Creating config file (C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\{version}\bin\mongod.cfg)

    destination: file
    path: c:\myapp\log\mongod.log
    dbPath: c:\myapp\data\db

Install mongod.exe as service

Open cmd as administrator & run command

"C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.6\bin\mongod.exe" --config "C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.6\bin\mongod.cfg" --install

To verify that ‘MongoDB’ has added successfully as service, open c:\myapp\log\mongod.log

2018-02-27T07:20:15.075-0700 I CONTROL  [main] Trying to install Windows service 'MongoDB'
2018-02-27T07:20:15.078-0700 I CONTROL  [main] Service 'MongoDB' (MongoDB) installed with command line '"C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.6\bin\mongod.exe" --config "C:\Program Files\MongoDB\Server\3.6\bin\mongod.cfg" --service'
2018-02-27T07:20:15.079-0700 I CONTROL  [main] Service can be started from the command line with 'net start MongoDB'

Use mongod.exe as service

Connect to MongoDB