Showing posts with label Mongodb. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mongodb. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

How to install and run MongoDB GUI on Ubuntu 20.04

The following are the different ways to install mongo-gui.

From npm:

Install the module globally using the command :

npm install -g mongo-gui

Then use the command to run the application


From github:

First of all, clone the mongo-gui repository using the command git clone or download the zip file from here.

Change the directory to mongo-gui 

cd mongo-gui

Install all the dependencies npm install

Start the application using either 

npm start or node server.js 

Note: Node.js must be installed on your machine to run this application

From Docker Hub:

Docker compose

version: '3'



    container_name: "mongo-gui"

    image: ugleiton/mongo-gui

    restart: always


      - "4321:4321"


      - MONGO_URL=mongodb://localhost:27017

Mongo GUI Usage

The commands mongo-gui and npm start or node server.js start the application with the following configuaration:

URL (-u): mongodb://localhost:27017

PORT (-p): 4321

and the application will be accesible at http://localhost:4321

To connect to any other mongodb instance, pass mongo connection string as an argument, eg:

Installed via npm: mongo-gui -u mongodb+srv://<username>:<password>@host/<dbnames>?retryWrites=true&w=majority'

Installed via github: (npm start --/node server.js) -u mongodb+srv://<username>:<password>@host/<dbnames>?retryWrites=true&w=majority'

Available options:

-u: url, mongo-gui tries to connect to this mongodb instance

-p: port, mongo-gui listens on this port

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Failed to start mongod.service: Unit mongod.service not found Solved !

When I started MongoDB got an error as:

"Failed to start mongod.service: Unit mongod.service not found."

Check port and configuration

sudo nano /etc/mongod.conf

sudo systemctl unmask mongod

and re-run

sudo service mongod start

sudo service mongod status

sudo systemctl enable mongod

sudo service mongod restart

service mongod stop
#dont start mongod…instead…

systemctl start mongod
#then mongo command


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