MongoDB Installation Steps (MongoDB version: 2.4.6)

Recently I installed MongoDB on my mac OS Lion 10.7.5. Here are the steps which I followed

1) Download the latest production release of MongoDB from its site 

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2) Un-package the downloaded file to your favorite place – say – /Users/mongo

3) From the Terminal goto /Users/mongo/bin

4) Create the following directory structure

/Users/mongo/bin/data/db

5) Start the mongo server –

./mongod –dbpath data/db

Everything should start properly and the screen should show waiting for mongo shell.

Now you start another terminal & enter following command

mongo

 

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