How To Install Mongodb on Centos (Linux)
We need to add the latest repo in the following file...
[mongodb-org-4.2] name=MongoDB Repository baseurl=https://repo.mongodb.org/yum/redhat/$releasever/mongodb-org/4.2/x86_64/ gpgcheck=1 enabled=1 gpgkey=https://www.mongodb.org/static/pgp/server-4.2.asc
Now lets install the Mongodb using yum command "yum install mongodb-org"
sudo yum install -y mongodb-org
How To Start MongoDB On Linux
Lets start the Mongo using service
service mongod start service mongod status Active: active (running) since Sun 2019-08-18 22:55:11 EDT; 4s ago
If you see message above (running). It means mongodb server has started.
Mongodb has config file which resides here
If you have lots of data going in to mongodb everyday and then it is better to change the Mongo db path to a disk which is big in size. For me it is the /home directory.
Lets create couple of directories to store the db and log file.
mkdir -p /home/mongo_db/mongo/ mkdir -p /home/mongo_db/log
Lets vi the mongod.conf and change the pointers
Change /var/lib/mongo/ to /home/mongo_db/mongo/
and change /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log to /home/mongo_db/log/mongod.log
Also comment the following setting so that log file doesnt become to big over time.
Now lets change ownership of following directories to mongod
chown -R mongod:mongod /home/mongo_db
Lets stop the mongod current running instance before applying the above changes.
service mongod stop service mongod start
You would see now mongo populating data and log in following directories...