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A nice powershell that dowloads mongodb and installs it as windows service... this script is good for development machines.
Set-ExecutionPolicy RemoteSigned
$mongoDbPath = "C:\MongoDB"
$mongoDbConfigPath = "$mongoDbPath\mongod.cfg"
$url = ""
$zipFile = "$mongoDbPath\"
$unzippedFolderContent ="$mongoDbPath\mongodb-win32-x86_64-2008plus-2.4.9"
if ((Test-Path -path $mongoDbPath) -eq $True)
write-host "Seems you already installed MongoDB"
md $mongoDbPath
md "$mongoDbPath\log"
md "$mongoDbPath\data"
md "$mongoDbPath\data\db"
[System.IO.File]::AppendAllText("$mongoDbConfigPath", "dbpath=C:\MongoDB\data\db`r`n")
[System.IO.File]::AppendAllText("$mongoDbConfigPath", "logpath=C:\MongoDB\log\mongo.log`r`n")
[System.IO.File]::AppendAllText("$mongoDbConfigPath", "smallfiles=true`r`n")
[System.IO.File]::AppendAllText("$mongoDbConfigPath", "noprealloc=true`r`n")
$webClient = New-Object System.Net.WebClient
$shellApp = New-Object -com shell.application
$destination = $shellApp.namespace($mongoDbPath)
Copy-Item "$unzippedFolderContent\*" $mongoDbPath -recurse
Remove-Item $unzippedFolderContent -recurse -force
Remove-Item $zipFile -recurse -force
& $mongoDBPath\bin\mongod.exe --config $mongoDbConfigPath --install
& net start mongodb
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Thanks for this Serdar!

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Thanks, super. I have made this part of our build & destroy based continuous integration setup

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Thanks....Good one

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I had to use Start-Service mongodb in my script, but otherwise perfect. Thank you!!

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shiv16swaraj commented Mar 21, 2018

Thanks.. Can you provide the uninstallation script for this

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