To use the MongoDB Shell, you must have a MongoDB deployment to connect to.
- For a free cloud-hosted deployment, you can use MongoDB Atlas.
- To learn how to run a local MongoDB deployment, see Install MongoDB.
Supported MongoDB Versions¶
You can use the MongoDB Shell to connect to MongoDB version 4.0 or greater.
Select the appropriate tab for your operating system:
Once you successfully install
mongosh, learn how to
connect to your MongoDB deployment.