Error: couldn't kill mongodb

This might be beyond the scope of this class, but I cannot proceed further on the first lab until I figure out how to kill my MongoDB instance. I tried selecting the PID with the kill command,
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But it is giving me an “Unacceptable Integer” message.
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Is there another way around this issue? How essential is it that the primary node runs on 26001?

Hey @Nate_93535

So if you are inside the vagrant VM and wish to stop all instances of mongod than try the follow.

# output any running mongod process
ps -ef | grep mongod 
# terminate all mongod
pkill mongod
# verify
ps -ef | grep mongod

However if you are outside the vagrant VM and wish to stop the virtual machine; than inside the same folder that you downloaded the vagrant file into run the follow:

# stop the VM
vagrant halt
# verify
vagrant status
# start the vm
vagrant up
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Thanks, @natac13! That worked!