Failed start MongoDB Database Server

could you help me with this error I just installed mongodb and I’m a beginner

this is the error:

mongod.service - MongoDB Database Server
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mongod.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Thu 2022-10-20 09:57:50 CDT; 1min 29s ago
     Docs: https://docs.mongodb.org/manual
  Process: 17654 ExecStart=/usr/bin/mongod $OPTIONS (code=exited, status=2)
  Process: 17652 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/chmod 0755 /var/run/mongodb (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
  Process: 17650 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/chown mongod:mongod /var/run/mongodb (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
  Process: 17648 ExecStartPre=/usr/bin/mkdir -p /var/run/mongodb (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
systemd[1]: Failed to start MongoDB Database Server.`

this is my config file:

# mongod.conf

# for documentation of all options, see:
#   http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/reference/configuration-options/

# where to write logging data.
systemLog:
  destination: file
  logAppend: true
  path: /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log

# Where and how to store data.
storage:
  dbPath: /var/lib/mongo
  journal:
    enabled: true
#  engine:
#  wiredTiger:

# how the process runs
processManagement:
  fork: true  # fork and run in background
  pidFilePath: /var/run/mongodb/mongod.pid  # location of pidfile
  timeZoneInfo: /usr/share/zoneinfo

# network interfaces
net:
  port: 27017
bindIp: 127.0.0.1
# Enter 0.0.0.0,:: to bind to all IPv4 and IPv6 addresses or, alternatively, use the net.bindIpAll setting.


security:
      authorization: "enabled"


#operationProfiling:

#replication:

#sharding:

## Enterprise-Only Options

#auditLog:

#snmp:

Please share the content of the log file and configuration file.

Also share the output of:

ps -aef | grep [m]ongo
ss -tlnp
ls -al /var/lib/mongo/
ls -al /var/log/mongodb/
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i have the same problem

and this result of all command @steevej
ps -aef | grep [m]ongo
return empty

ss -tlnp
return my process node, mysql, and nginx in progress but nothing mongod

ls -al /var/lib/mongo/
return empty directory

ls -al /var/log/mongodb/

drwxr-xr-x 2 mongodb mongodb 4096 Oct 14 21:05 .
drwxrwxr-x 10 root syslog 4096 Oct 23 00:00 …
-rw------- 1 mongodb mongodb 7069523 Oct 26 13:45 mongod.log