Installing Mongodb to Ubunto16.04 — issues from sudo systemctl status & beyond. First "masked" now "not-found"

Installing Mongodb to Ubunto16.04 — after sudo systemctl status mongodb cli returned ● mongodb.service Loaded: masked (/etc/systemd/system/mongodb.service; masked; vendor preset: e

I searched and found a similar issue on stackexchange with the solution of “just unmask”

I did this – and then uninstalled and reinstalled mongodb and now when I sudo systemctl status I get:

● mongodb.service Loaded: not-found (Reason: No such file or directory) Active: inactive (dead)

Happy to provide more information. This is my first time ever asking a development question on the interwebs…


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In addition to what has already been mentioned, as DigitalOcean now offers Managed MongoDB databases as well, I could suggest giving this a try in case that you are looking for a production-ready soltuon:

For more information on how to get started, make sure to check out this video here:

Regards, Bobby

Does running sudo systemctl start mongod work? MongoDB appears to install multiple service files, but it doesn’t look like mongodb.service is meant to be used directly so it is masked by default.