Unable to create First Application User

Lab: Creating First Application User.
Unable to login as the insrtuctions goes.
Connect to a mongod instance that is already running in the background on port 27000.
You can find the options used to launch mongod in the configuration file in your file editor.

You run the command mongod -f mongod.conf which starts mongod but

The instance is already running. You do not need to start it.

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