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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-39014

Incorrect error reported while re-installing with the Windows MSI

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor - P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 4.0.5
    • Fix Version/s: 4.0.7, 4.1.9
    • Component/s: None
    • Labels:
      None
    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Backport Requested:
      v4.0
    • Sprint:
      Dev Tools 2019-02-11, Dev Tools 2019-02-25

      Description

      Start with a Windows machine with a given MongoDB version installed. In this case, 4.0.5 was installed.

      Try to install the same version through the command line with:

      msiexec.exe /l*v mdbinstall.log /qb /i mongodb-win32-x86_64-2008plus-ssl-4.0.5-signed.msi
      

      The installation tool will report an error about not finding %MONGODB_DATA_PATH% in mongod.conf.

      The error message is misleading.

      This is not an issue if the installation is done through the UI, or there are no version of MongoDB install on the machine.

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