By adding the --fork option in the command, MongoDB will start in background.

For Example

mongod --fork --logpath /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log

Set database path

If you want to set the database path, use same command but add the --dbpath option

mongod --fork --logpath /var/log/mongodb/mongod.log --dbpath "path/to/database/directory"
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