How to Install MongoDB 3.2 on CentOS 6.5 or Redhat Enterprise Linux

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Install MongoDB CentOS Linux or RedHat Enterprise Linux with step by step process. How to Install MongoDB 3.2 in CentOS 6.5 Linux or Redhat Enterprise Linux?
Installation of MongoDB 3.2 in CentOS Linux is very easy by the steps given in this post. First of all, you make sure your platform architecture is 32 bit or 64 bit, basis on that you can proceed.

Your installation platform i.e. Linux CentOS or RedHat Linux is on 32 bit or 64 bit OS, it is important to know before installation.
You can vist my post How-to know 64-bit or 32-bit OS of Window

1. Configure yum package to install mongodb centos

logged in into linux system using putty or another one. and create a file with folliwing command

 vi /etc/yum.repos.d/mongodb-org-3.2.repo

Paste following in the file.

name=MongoDB Repository

2. Install MongoDB packages and it’s associated tools

run following command

sudo yum install -y mongodb-org

3. Start MongoDB process

You can start the mongod process by issuing the following command:

sudo service mongod start

4. Verify mongod process

ps -ef | grep mongod

or You can verify that mongod process has started successfully by checking the contents of the log file at /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log or run following command.

tail -100f /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log

5. Stop MongoDB

You can stop the mongod process by issuing following command:

sudo service mongod stop

6. Restart MongoDB

In restart, if running mongod process then first stop and then start.

sudo service mongod restart

7. Run Mongo client

[root@ranjeet ~]# mongo
MongoDB shell version: 3.0.7
connecting to: test
Server has startup warnings:
2015-10-30T19:07:08.570+0530 I CONTROL  [initandlisten]
2015-10-30T19:07:08.571+0530 I CONTROL  [initandlisten]

if connecting to: test display in above it mean mongoDB 3.2 successfully installed. 🙂

8. References

  1. MongoDB Official Site

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