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  • Installing the Database Tools
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The MongoDB Database Tools are a suite of command-line utilities for working with MongoDB.

You can use the MongoDB Database Tools to migrate from a self-hosted deployment to MongoDB Atlas. MongoDB Atlas is the fully managed service for MongoDB deployments in the cloud. To learn more, see Seed with mongorestore.

To learn all the ways you can migrate to MongoDB Atlas, see Migrate or Import Data.

Follow the guides below to install the Database Tools on your platform:


Starting with MongoDB 4.4, the MongoDB Database Tools are now released separately from the MongoDB Server and use their own versioning, with an initial version of 100.0.0. Previously, these tools were released alongside the MongoDB Server and used matching versioning.

For documentation on the MongoDB 4.2 or earlier versions of these tools, reference the MongoDB Server Documentation for that version of the tool:


Quick links to older documentation

MongoDB Database Tools version 100.9.0 supports the following versions of the MongoDB server:

  • MongoDB 7.0

  • MongoDB 6.0

  • MongoDB 5.0

  • MongoDB 4.4

  • MongoDB 4.2

While the tools may work on earlier versions of MongoDB server, any such compatibility is not guaranteed.

The MongoDB Database Tools version 100.9.0 are supported on the following platforms:

Amazon Linux 2023

Amazon 2

Amazon 2013.03+

Debian 10

Debian 9

Debian 8

RHEL / CentOS 9

RHEL / CentOS 8

RHEL / CentOS 7

RHEL / CentOS 6



Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 16.04

Windows 8 and later

Windows Server 2012 and later

macOS 11 and later

macOS 10.12 - 10.15

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