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The core components in the MongoDB package are:

the core database process
the controller and query router for sharded clusters
the interactive shell

The exe and exe describe the options available for configuring MongoDB when running as a Windows Service. The exe and exe binaries provide a superset of the mongod and mongos options.

mongoldap and mongokerberos provide a method for validating a system's LDAP or Kerberos configuration respectively, and for testing that the authentication process for each succeeds for a given username.

New in version 3.6: MongoDB is packaged with an install_compass script, which is a platform-specific installer for MongoDB Compass Community Edition.

Starting in MongoDB 4.4, the documentation for these tools have been migrated to docs.mongodb.com/database-tools:

For documentation on previous versions of these tools, use the version selector in the top-left corner of the web page to view the documentation for your desired MongoDB version.

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