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  1. Atlas backup to second region

    We would like the option to have our Atlas backups automatically copied to a 2nd region to support our DR initiative. I realize we could create a live database node in a 2nd region, but that is more costly and complex. Having the backup sync to another region that we can restore off of in case the primary region fails would be simpler and more cost effective.

    Is this something that is on your roadmap, and if so, when will it be released?

    Thanks!

    90 votes

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  2. Automatic backup outside Atlas

    For DR strategy, one need to have its backups outside Atlas.
    This can be achieved in several ways. Some are:
    - Provide APIs to download the current backups and let the customers automate this on their side
    - Write backups in the customer provided cloud account (aws s3, azure blob stroage...) My favorite option

    I found many ideas related to my needs, but they were too specific. This need is more general: just provide a way to have backups automatically outside of atlas.

    3 votes

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  3. Add tunnelling to allow querying Cloud Backup snapshots

    The Legacy Backups have a feature to allow connecting (tunnelling) to a snapshot to query it. This allows querying a database snapshot which is great for quickly inspecting data in the past for troubleshooting. This would be handy to have for the Cloud Backups. With Cloud Backups instead I now have to download a snapshot, load it temporarily on a cluster and remove it when done.

    19 votes

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  4. option to create a final snapshot before deleting a cluster

    Today when an Atlas cluster is deleted, all backups/snapshots of this cluster are deleted along with it.

    This is especially an issue when working with automation tools like terraform, where a cluster can be deleted by accident easily.

    In AWS Aurora Postgres, for example, there is an option to create a "final snapshot" before deleting the cluster.

    If this option is enabled for a cluster, whenever a user triggers the deletion of the cluster (either manually, via API, or any other method), a final snapshot will be created, before the cluster is deleted.

    This final snapshot is then available independently…

    43 votes

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  5. Can we support multi-region or dual-region backups on GCP

    If the region is down, there is no way to pull the backups and restore in another region. With multi-region or dual-region, a customer would be able to get access to the backups.

    4 votes

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  6. Cloud Manager backups support for Mumbai region(ap-south-1)

    Currently Cloud mongo support for backup in below 6 regions only, Can you please start support for the Mumbai region also(ap-south-1).

    1) eu-west-1 - Europe (Ireland)
    2) ap-southeast-2 - Asia Pacific (Sydney)
    3) eu-central-1 - Europe (Frankfurt)
    4) eu-west-2 - Europe (London)
    5) us-east-1 - US West (N. California)
    6) us-west-2 - US East (Ohio)

    1 vote

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  7. Queryable Snapshot like Cloud Manager's Continuous Backup

    Like we can do in Cloud Manager Continuous Backup, We can query a snapshot. This download an .EXE file that will create a tunnel directly to the Backup Storage and allow us to retreive the document that we need (using localhost:27017), without restoring the whole backup, or having a 2nd database, giving access to the developer, ...

    2 votes

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  8. snapshots without indexes

    It would be great to have the option to save Atlas backup snapshots without indexes. When using TTL indexes, when the data is restored, it is automatically removed because it is expired. Being able to create snapshots without indexes would save a lot of time to the current workaround.

    2 votes

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  9. Recovery after cluster delete

    Cloud Backups should be recoverable even after a cluster delete otherwise they can't really be considered backups. One way to do this would be to allow for automated backup downloads to customer specified cloud provider storage.

    1 vote

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  10. Option to restore one or more db from snap to cluster. Right now, it involves manual dump and restore

    Currently we can only restore full cluster from backup like snap using GUI interface. If we want to restore one or more specific db, it needs manual dump and restore from backup. if we have an option to restore specific db to cluster through GUI interface, it will be very useful.

    27 votes

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  11. backups with 7 years retention

    mongodb doesn't have 7 years backup retention for yearly backup. Please add feature to take yearly backup and enable backup retention for years

    1 vote

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  12. 4 votes

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  13. hourly backup retention

    hourly backup retention. Why minimum a day, so 24 backups stored? For big databases, this is an amount of data and money

    1 vote

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  14. Allow users to download backup snapshots from BYO-KMS encrypted clusters

    Many clients download backup snapshots to keep an offline copy of their data either to restore it into their on-prem development environment or to keep an offline copy of their data. At the moment, Atlas does not allow downloading backup snapshots that have customer BYO-KMS encryption enabled.

    12 votes

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  15. Annual Snapshot Retention Policy Option

    I have customers that would like the ability to retain annual snapshots going back 5 or so years for compliance reasons. Currently, you can do this with monthly snapshots by retaining for 5*12 months, but then you have to store all the monthly snapshots in between.

    13 votes

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  16. Monthly backup

    We would like to schedule our monthly backup and 1st Sunday of every month. Currently, this option is not available via the Atlas Console. It gives options like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th...etc of every month but not a specific day like Sunday or Monday. Please consider adding this option as it will be ideal for us to take our monthly backup on a Sunday when the database is not busy.

    1 vote

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  17. Accept-Range for backup download

    The backup archives can be very large, and if my download is interrupted, without Accept-Range, it is not resumable. A length header is also missing, so the downloader doesn't know the size of the archive.

    2 votes

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  18. Multi-region backups in Canada

    This is an important security requirement. Right now Cloud backups only create backups in the same region as the data replica itself. It would be a nice improvement to support backups in different regions in the same country.

    1 vote

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  19. API access over VPC

    We have a scheduled process which starts up a GCE instance with both an internal and external IP address. This runs a script which:


    • uses the Mongo API to get the id of the latest snapshot

    • uses the Mongo API to create a restore job with HTTP delivery

    • downloads the backup and perform some verification processes on the backup.

    Currently Mongo Cloud only allows access to the Mongo API and the HTTPS download over the public Internet. This requires adding Google Cloud IP addresses to both the API key IP Access List and the Network Access IP Access List. It…

    1 vote

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  20. Cloud backup for m0 instances

    It would be nice and convenient if lower-tier users could have the cloud backup option available (I believe m5 is the smallest but it's $9/month). I use m0 for one of my projects and I know mongodump is an option but I would much rather pay $1/month extra for backup capabilities. This project is quite small and I don't need much resources, but I would like the ability to scedule daily backups for a small fee.

    5 votes

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