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Install MongoDB

MongoDB is available in two editions: Community and Enterprise. Installation steps vary depending on the edition; both procedures are outlined in this section.


This section of the manual contains tutorials on installation of MongoDB.

Supported Platforms

Changed in version 3.4: MongoDB no longer supports 32-bit x86 platforms.


Platform Support EOL Notice

SLES 11 Support removed from MongoDB 3.2.20+ and 3.4.15+.
Ubuntu 12.04 Support removed from MongoDB 3.2.20+ and 3.4.15+.
Debian 7 Support removed from MongoDB 3.2.21+ and 3.4.16+.

Platform 3.4 Community & Enterprise 3.2 Community & Enterprise
Amazon Linux 2013.03 and later
Debian 8
RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux [1] 6.2 and later
RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux [1] 7.0 and later
SLES 12  
Solaris 11 64-bit Community only Community only
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Windows Server 2008R2 and later
Windows Vista and later
macOS 10.8 and later
[1](1, 2) MongoDB only supports Oracle Linux running the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK). MongoDB does not support the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK).


Platform 3.4 Community & Enterprise
Ubuntu 16.04

PPC64LE (MongoDB Enterprise Edition)

Platform 3.4 Enterprise
RHEL/CentOS 7.1
Ubuntu 16.04 Removed starting in 3.4.21

s390x (MongoDB Enterprise Edition)

Platform Support EOL Notice

  • Support for SLES 11 has been removed in MongoDB 3.4.15+.
  • Support for RHEL/CentOS 6 has been removed in MongoDB 3.4.22+.
Platform 3.4 Enterprise
RHEL/CentOS 6 Removed starting in 3.4.22
SLES 11 Removed starting in 3.4.15
Ubuntu 16.04


MongoDB Community Edition

Install on Linux
Install MongoDB Community Edition and required dependencies on Linux.
Install on macOS
Install MongoDB Community Edition on macOS systems from Homebrew packages or from MongoDB archives.
Install on Windows
Install MongoDB Community Edition on Windows systems and optionally start MongoDB as a Windows service.

MongoDB Enterprise

Install on Linux
Install the official builds of MongoDB Enterprise on Linux-based systems.
Install on OS X
Install the official build of MongoDB Enterprise on OS X
Install on Windows
Install MongoDB Enterprise on Windows using the .msi installer.