Veritas NetBackup™ for MongoDB Administrator's Guide
- Overview of protecting MongoDB using NetBackup
- Verify the pre-requisites for the MongoDB plug-in for NetBackup
- Configuring NetBackup for MongoDB
- Configuring backup options for MongoDB using the mongodb.conf file
- Adding MongoDB credentials in NetBackup
- Managing backup hosts
- Backing up MongoDB using NetBackup
- Backing up MongoDB data
- Configuring NetBackup policies for MongoDB plug-in
- Restoring or recovering MongoDB data using NetBackup
- About the restore scenarios for MongoDB database from the BAR interface
- Recovering a MongoDB database using the command line
- Appendix A. Additional information
About the restore scenarios for MongoDB database from the BAR interface
For restoring MongoDB cluster from the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface, the following scenarios are possible:
Restore Only or Restore and Recover a MongoDB cluster to the same location or a different location.
Restore all or specific nodes of a MongoDB cluster to the same or a different location, and then run the manual steps to recover the MongoDB cluster.
The restore destination options are available in the General tab after you enter the details in the Backup, Archive, and Restore interface and proceed to the Restore Marked Files dialog box.
Table: Destination options for restore
Option from the General tab in the Restore Marked Files dialog box
Restore everything to its original location.
Restore the MongoDB database to the same location or cluster.
Restore individual directories and files to different locations.
Restore the MongoDB database to an different location or cluster.
Restore and recovery options are available in the MongoDB tab in the Restore Marked Files dialog box.
Table: Restore options for MongoDB
Option from the MongoDB tab in the Restore Marked Files dialog box
Scenarios to select the restore and recovery options
Restore and Recover
Restores and recovers the entire MongoDB cluster with the following recovery options:
Use this option with caution since this may lead to inconsistent state of the cluster.
Before you use this option, you must shutdown the MongoDB cluster. Stop the mongos process and then the mongod processes on all the nodes of the configuration server and shards.
MongoDB recommends to use the db.shutdownServer() command.
The MongoDB services are not validated on the target cluster nodes.
The Recovery Options section is applicable only for the Restore and Recover option.