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MongoDB 6 Packaged by IOanyT Innovations - Rocky 9

Updated: Dec 1, 2022


MongoDB is a source-available cross-platform document-oriented database program. It is used to build highly available and scalable internet applications. With its flexible schema approach, it's popular with development teams using agile methodologies.


To verify the installation, follow the below instructions

Step 1. Connect to SSH:

  1. Open the Amazon EC2 console at

  2. In the navigation pane, choose Instances.

  3. Select the instance and choose Connect.

  4. Choose SSH Client

  5. Copy the SSH command and paste it into the terminal.

ssh rocky@publicIP -i [Path of key pair file]

If it shows an access denied message run the following command, then run the above command again to connect via ssh.

chmod 400 [Path of key pair file]

Once launched in the Amazon EC2 Service, please connect to the instance via an SSH client using the ec2-user with the key pair associated at launch. Once connected as the ec2-user user, you will be able to sudo to the root user.

Step 2. Verify the installation

Follow the steps to verify the MongoDB installation

1. Login with ssh

2. Type the below command to check version

mongod --version

You will see the responses as shown below.

To interact with MongoDB using the below commands:

1. To access the MongoDB shell, run the command mongosh on the terminal as shown


2. If you want to use a database with the name <mydb>, then use DATABASE statement would be as follows −

>use mydb
 switched to db mydb

3. To check your currently selected database, use the command db


4. If you want to check your databases list, use the command show dbs

show dbs

To monitor and assess application functions:-

a. Navigate to your Amazon EC2 console and verify that you're in the correct region.

b. Choose Instances and select your launched instance.

c. Select the server to display your metadata page and choose the Status checks tab at the bottom of the page to review if your status checks passed or failed.



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