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MongoDB Package Components

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The core components in the MongoDB package are:

the core database process
the controller and query router for sharded clusters
the interactive shell

The exe and exe describe the options available for configuring MongoDB when running as a Windows Service. The exe and exe binaries provide a superset of the mongod and mongos options.

mongoldap and mongokerberos provide a method for validating a system's LDAP or Kerberos configuration respectively, and for testing that the authentication process for each succeeds for a given username.

MongoDB is packaged with an install_compass script, which is a platform-specific installer for MongoDB Compass Community Edition.

Starting in MongoDB 4.4, the documentation for these tools have been migrated to

For documentation on previous versions of these tools, use the version selector in the top-left corner of the web page to view the documentation for your desired MongoDB version.

Quick Links to older documentation

←  mongo Shell Quick Referencemongod →