Understand the default MongoDB configuration
The MongoDB admin user for all databases is created during the Bitnami Stack installation process. The default configuration consists of:
- The default data directory in Bitnami is located at installdir/mongodb/data.
- A privileged account with a username of root. The root user has remote access to the database.
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In order to see which MongoDB version are your machine running you can execute the following:
$ mongod --version
MongoDB configuration file
The MongoDB configuration file is located at installdir/mongodb/mongodb.conf.
The official MongoDB documentation has more details about how configure the MongoDB database.
On Unix, the MongoDB clients can connect to the server using a Unix socket file at installdir/mongodb/tmp/mongodb.sock.
Usually, when you use the MongoDB client tool included in the Stack, you will not need to specify the socket for the connection.
The default port in which MongoDB listens is 27017.
MongoDB log file
The main MongoDB log file is at installdir/mongodb/log/mongodb.log.