Install MongoDB prebuilt binaries via npm


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Install mongodb prebuilt binaries using npm. This module helps you easily install the mongodb without having to compile anything.

MongoDB is an open-source, document database designed for ease of development and scaling.


Download and install the latest build of mongodb for your OS and add it to your projects package.json as a dependency:

npm install mongodb-prebuilt

--global to make MongoDB binaries accessible without additional configurations.

npm install -g mongodb-prebuilt

If that command fails with an EACCESS error you may have to run it again with sudo:

sudo npm install -g mongodb-prebuilt

Now you can just run mongod to run mongodb:


Complete list of programs:


Works on Mac, Windows, Linux and Solaris OSes that MongoDB supports.

Programmatic usage

let {MongodHelper} = require('mongodb-prebuilt');

let mongodHelper = new MongodHelper(['--port', "27018"]);

mongodHelper.run().then((started) => {
    console.log('mongod is running');
}, (e) => {
    console.log('error starting', e);

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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