To install MongoDB on macOS (if you have Homebrew installed (https://brew.sh/):
brew tap mongodb/brew
This will clone the github repo. Once the command finishes you can issue the command to install mongodb-community. The following will install the latest version of the community edition.
brew install mongodb-community
In order to start the mongo service and restart on login run the following: –
brew services start mongodb/brew/mongodb-community
If you don’t want to run as a background service then run:
mongod --config /usr/local/etc/mongod.conf