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Installation Requirements

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Learn about the applications and libraries you must install to use Queryable Encryption.

Before you can use Queryable Encryption, set up the following items in your development environment:

  • (Optional) Download the Automatic Encryption Shared Library. The Automatic Encryption Shared Library replaces mongocryptd and does not require spawning a new process.

  • Install a MongoDB Driver Compatible with Queryable Encryption.

  • Start an Atlas Cluster or a MongoDB Enterprise instance


    You can use Queryable Encryption only with MongoDB 7.0 and later, which may not yet be available in MongoDB Atlas.

  • Install specific driver dependencies. To see the list of dependencies for your driver, select the tab corresponding to the language you would like to use to complete this guide:

To start using Queryable Encryption, see Quick Start.

To learn how to use Queryable Encryption with a remote Key Management System, see Tutorials.

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