mongod.exe is the build of the MongoDB daemon
mongod) for the Windows
mongod.exe has all of the features of
mongod on Unix-like platforms and is completely compatible
with the other builds of
mongod. In addition,
mongod.exe provides several options for interacting with
the Windows platform itself.
This document only references options that are unique to
mongod.exe supports all
mongod options except those with documented Windows
incompatibility. See the
mongod and the
Configuration File Options documents for more information
mongod options not listed here.
mongod.exeas a Windows Service and exits.
If needed, you can install services for multiple instances of
mongod.exe. Install each service with a unique
--serviceDisplayName. Use multiple instances only when sufficient system resources exist and your system design requires it.
Sets the service name of
mongod.exewhen running as a Windows Service. Use this name with the
net start <name>and
net stop <name>operations.
Sets the name listed for MongoDB on the Services administrative application.
Default: MongoDB Server
For descriptions that contain spaces, you must enclose the description in quotes.
mongod.exeservice in the context of a certain user. This user must have "Log on as a service" privileges.