How Do You Troubleshoot the Message “error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory”?

Problem scenario
You are using a Red Hat derivative of Linux (e.g., CentOS/RHEL/Fedora).  When trying to run a mongod command you receive this message: "error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory"

What should you do?

Solution
Get different installation media.  If you try to install a .tgz file for Ubuntu on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora, you will get this message.  The solution is to get new installation media.

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