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Install Percona Server for MongoDB from binary tarball

You can find links to the binary tarballs under the Generic Linux menu item on the Percona website

There are the following tarballs available:

  • percona-server-mongodb-6.0.15-12-x86_64.glibc2.17.tar.gz is the general tarball, compatible with any supported operating system except Ubuntu 22.04.

  • percona-server-mongodb-6.0.15-12-x86_64.glibc2.35.tar.gz is the tarball for Ubuntu 22.04.

  • percona-mongodb-mongosh-6.0.15-12-x86_64.tar.gz is the tarball for mongosh shell.


The following packages are required for the installation.

  • libcurl4

  • libsasl2-modules

  • libsasl2-modules-gssapi-mit

  • libcurl

  • cyrus-sasl-gssapi

  • cyrus-sasl-plain


The steps below describe the installation on Debian 10 (“buster”).

  1. Fetch and the binary tarballs:

    $ wget\
    $ wget
    2. Extract the tarballs

    $ tar -xf percona-server-mongodb-6.0.15-12-x86_64.glibc2.17.tar.gz
    $ tar -xf percona-mongodb-mongosh-2.1.5-x86_64.tar.gz
  2. Add the location of the binaries to the PATH variable:

    $ export PATH=~/percona-server-mongodb-6.0.15-12/bin/:~/percona-mongodb-mongosh-2.1.5/bin/:$PATH
  3. Create the default data directory:

    $ mkdir -p /data/db
  4. Make sure that you have read and write permissions for the data directory and run mongod.

Next steps

Connect to MongoDB

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