Category Archives: Databases

MongoDB Browser Admin Console not starting

When installing MongoDB as a service on my Windows development machine I had the issue that the Admin Console under localhost:28017 threw Err_Connection_Refused. After some research I learned, that you need the –rest option when configuring the service on the command line, like so:

 The installation guidelines for running MongoDB as Windows service unfortunately omit the –rest option.


MongoDB Http Interface Manually Create a Windows Service for MongoDB

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