I want to setup mongodb repicaset on my cloud server(AWS ec2) but I have only one IP address. Currently I have make /etc/hosts two entries dbnode1 and xx.xx.xx.xx dbnode2 but when I try to reconfig rs config its give error.

Error:- Quorum check failed because not enough voting nodes responded; required 2 but only the following 1 voting nodes responded: node1:27017; the following nodes did not respond affirmatively: node2:27019 failed with Error connecting to node2:27019 ( :: caused by :: Connection refused

Can anyone suggest how to I can setup replica or without setup replica how to use transaction query.

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If you try to set up replica set of two (or more) nodes at one physical server... You must use IP-addresses and not host names. So,

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