mongos.exe is the build of the MongoDB Shard (i.e.
mongos) for the Windows platform.
mongos.exe has all of the features of
mongos on Unix-like platforms and is completely compatible with the other builds of
mongos. In addition,
mongos.exe provides several options for interacting with the Windows platform itself.
This document only references options that are unique to
mongos options are available. See the mongos and the Configuration File Options documents for more information regarding
Installs mongos.exe as a Windows Service and exits.
If needed, you can install services for multiple instances of mongos.exe. Install each service with a unique
--serviceDisplayName. Use multiple instances only when sufficient system resources exist and your system design requires it.
Removes the mongos.exe Windows Service. If mongos.exe is running, this operation will stop and then remove the service.
Sets the service name of mongos.exe when running as a Windows Service. Use this name with the
net start <name>and
net stop <name>operations.
Default: Mongo DB Router
Sets the name listed for MongoDB on the Services administrative application.
Default: Mongo DB Sharding Router
Sets the mongos.exe service description.
For descriptions that contain spaces, you must enclose the description in quotes.
Runs the mongos.exe service in the context of a certain user. This user must have “Log on as a service” privileges.