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MongoDB http interface is not working

  • Posted June 30, 2014

Hello, i want to open MongoDB HTTP Interface ( http://docs.mongodb.org/ecosystem/tools/http-interfaces) but i can open http://188.226.225.xx:28017/news/news. I am add a rule to iptables : sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED --dport 27017 -j ACCEPT But something wrong. Please. help ,me

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What I did was follow the instruction in the mongod.conf file

$ sudo vim /etc/mongod.conf

Comment the bind_ip value.

# Listen to local interface only. Comment out to listen on all interfaces.
# bind_ip = 127.0.0.1

Save the file and restart mongod

$ sudo service mongod restart

Plus, i added iptable rule:

$ sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 27017 -j ACCEPT

and save the rules

$ sudo iptables-save

That does the trick for me. Hope this help.

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Please refer to http://dbversity.com/mongodb-shard-creation-script/ for the automated shard creation script.

“mongod” is listening on 127.0.0.1:27017. Because it’s listening on the local loopback interface (127.0.0.1), you will be able to connect to it only from the droplet itself. You need to set bindIp to 0.0.0.0 in /etc/mongodb.conf and restart MongoDB:

sudo service mongod restart

First, you need to check if there’s anything listening on port 27017:

sudo netstat -plutn | grep 27017

If you see the mongodb process in the output and still can’t access port 27017, try deleting the existing rule and adding the following rule instead:

sudo iptables -D INPUT -p tcp -m state --state NEW,ESTABLISHED --dport 27017 -j ACCEPT 
sudo iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 27017 -j ACCEPT