Mongo not starting HELP

so when i d systemctl status mongod it says fialed. but when i do systemctl status mongodb it says active.

What is the difference between the 2?How can I fix this issue? I really don’t understand what i did wrong.

This is what my nmap scan says though.

nmap -sS -p 4000,27017,80,22,443
Starting Nmap 7.92 ( ) at 2022-07-23 13:52 Eastern Daylight Time
Nmap scan report for
Host is up (0.0064s latency).

22/tcp    open   ssh
80/tcp    open   http
443/tcp   closed https
4000/tcp  open   remoteanything
27017/tcp open   mongod;

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Bobby Iliev
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August 28, 2022

Hi there,

It sounds like that when you try to start the MonogoDB service with systemctl start mongodb it starts for a second but then crashes right after that, so when you check the status it would already have failed.

I could suggest starting by checking your MongoDB log for more information:


Feel free to share the output of the logs here.

You can also use the following command for some more information:

journalctl -xe 

Let me know how it goes!