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Install mongodb on Azure Linux VM

Please Follow steps listed in my previous blog
Hosting MySQL on Azure Linux VM to create a Linux VM and attach data disk to it.

  • Complete steps till Initialize Data Disk on Linux VM at above blog link

Installing Mongodb

  • Import the public key used by the package management system.
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10
  • Create a list file for MongoDB.
echo "deb http://repo.mongodb.org/apt/ubuntu trusty/mongodb-org/3.0 multiverse" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb-org-3.0.list
  • Reload local package database.
sudo apt-get update
  • Install the MongoDB packages
sudo apt-get install -y mongodb-org
  • To start mongodb service run sudo systemctl start mongodb
  • To Check status run sudo systemctl status mongodb


If you receive below error

Failed to start mongod.service: Unit mongod.service not found.

try sudo apt-get install --reinstall mongodb


Prashanth Madi

Prashanth Madi

I'm a programmer & Tech enthusiast. I work for Big Data Support Team at Microsoft, but this blog, its content & opinions are my own. I blog about tech, gadgets, code, where we're going & we've been.

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