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How to install MongoDB on Windows

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MongoDB on Windows. There are following steps to Install MongoDB on windows OS.

Step: 1. Download MongoDB-
Download the MongoDB from the official MongoDB website. Pre built binary packages of MongoDb are available for both 32 bit and 64 bit. You can download it, and install.

Step: 2. Unzip MongoDB folder and creating directory-
Unzip it to your prefer location, for example : C:\mongodb\

Step: 3. Review MongoDB folder-
In MongoDB v2.2.2, it contains only 13 executable files (exe) in the bin folder.
Step: 4. Set Up The Environment
MongoDB requires a data folder to store its files. The default location for the MongoDB data directory is C:\data\db. Create this folder using the Command Prompt. Issue the following command sequence:
md data
md data\db
Note
You may specify an alternate path for \data\db with the dbpath setting for mongod.exe, as in the following example:
C:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exe --dbpath d:\test\mongodb\data
If your path includes spaces, enclose the entire path in double quotations, for example:
C:\mongodb\bin\mongod.exe --dbpath "d:\test\mongo db data"


Step: 5. Run the MongoDb server from command prompt
To run MongoDb server from command prompt, you have to execute mongod.exe file from bin folder of mongodb folder.

Step: 6. In additional, MongoDB come with a web admin interface listening on port 28017.
Step: 7. Connect to MongoDB



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