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  1. Automation web UI - Validate the TLS/SSL settings passed in the UI

    It is possible to make all agents in a project fail by setting a wrong CA file value.

    For example a customer set in the CA file field a directory instead of a file, and it caused Agents to stop reporting to OM.

    Eg. the montioring module logged:
    {code}
    Error starting new module : <Monitoring Module Manager> [15:25:38.817] Error starting Monitoring module : error parsing settings: map[logFile:/var/log/mongodb-mms-automation/monitoring-agent.log maxLogFileDurationHrs:24 maxLogFileSizeBytes:1048576000 maxProcs:0 mmsApiKey:*** mmsBaseUrl:https://api-agents.mongodb.com mmsGroupId:yyyy sslTrustedServerCertificates:/opt/mongodb/db1/pki version:10.19.2.6597]. Monitoring unable to start. Error: SSL trusted server certificates file /etc/ssl/pki can not be read. Err: read /etc/ssl/pki: is a directory
    {code}

    Similar errors…

    1 vote

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  2. Make the option of "security.TransitionToAuth" available through Ops Manager Advanced Configuration Options

    Currently the option of "security.TransitionToAuth" is not available in Ops Manager as "transitionToAuth" is automatically added to each node in a rolling fashion by the Automation agent and then ultimately removed when authentication is finally turned on for all nodes.

    Allowing this option through Ops Manager will enable the mongod to accept and create authenticated and non-authenticated connections to and from the connected clients. Thus the clients can use this feature to avoid downtime at their end while the connection settings are updated to use the appropriate user to connect to mongod.

    5 votes

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  3. Start MongoDB Agent service (`mongodb-mms-automation-agent.service`) automatically after OS restart, make it default behavior

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? MongoDB Agent service (mongodb-mms-automation-agent.service) does not start (by default (disabled; vendor preset: disabled)) automatically after OS reboot.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) OS restarts can be frequent, and current default behavior (disabled; vendor preset: disabled) of MongoDB Agent not to start after OS restart causing additional downtime for customers.

    3 votes

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  4. 8 votes

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  5. Grant permission to access Real Time tab to Project Read Only users

    Accessing the Real Time metrics tab requires at least the Project Monitoring Admin role but this role has other privileges to administer alerts and manage hosts as well.

    It is more appropriate to enable the read-only access user (Project Read Only role) to access the Real Time metrics tab.

    3 votes

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  6. It would be perfect, If I have "Credential ID" and "Verification Link" for courses that I have completed. Yes, I know, MongoDB provides t

    It would be perfect,

    If I have "Credential ID" and "Verification Link" for courses that I have completed.

    Yes, I know, MongoDB provides this information for professional certified developer, but

    Why not for the certificate of completion?

    1 vote

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  7. Ability to customize subject line for System & Global Alerts

    Currently there's no way to customize the subject line of either a system or global alert. The subject line only has the project name & time. It doesn't even say why the alert was generated until the email alert is opened. Having the ability to modify the subject line, even if it's to certain predefined fields such as alert condition for example would be helpful in addressing alerts in an efficient and effective manner.

    5 votes

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  8. Add hostname/port attributes into all Cluster/Replica Set alert types

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? Add hostname/port attributes into all Cluster/Replica Set alert types generated via SNMP Alert Traps, Ops Manager's Public API calls (Project/Global Alerts) and Alert Webhooks (Project/Global Alerts).

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) Hostname/port attributes are currently missed in Cluster/Replica Set alert types and we only provide a name of the Cluster/Replica Set for which the alert was generated. Operator who watch Monitoring System (the one that receive Ops Manager Alerts) needs to see hostname/port information of a Shard/Replica Set for which such alert was generated, in order to quickly understand…

    4 votes

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  9. Collect hardware metrics even if there's no managed mongo process

    Collect hardware metrics even if there's no managed mongo process

    Have Automation Agent collect hardware metrics on unmanaged mongo hosts.

    Automation agents doesn't collect hardware metrics unless there's a managed mongo process. This means we can't provide centralized system monitoring for a heterogeneous environment, where some clusters are running on their own and others are under automation, or on any non-managed host.

    7 votes

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  10. Send alert when RECOVERING node has failed due to being too stale to sync from any available node

    Ops Manager users with hundreds or even thousands of replica set members (hosts/nodes) need an alert that indicates a nodes is in RECOVERING state and is too far behind the oplog to recover without manual intervention. This information is present in the mongod log file. However, Ops Manager should generate a separate alert for this unique and important state. Without this alert, it is not immediately clear when a user needs take action to bring a replica set back to a healthy state.

    4 votes

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  11. Ability to set snapshotRetentionDays value to 1

    Need to be able to retain 1 day backups only or just daily backups. Need to reduce 3 day worth of archive.

    1 vote

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  12. Provide recurring/daily reporting on backup status from Ops Manager

    Ops Manager should generate a recurring/daily report of the status of all backups. This report should include at least a list of successful snapshots, a list of unsuccessful snapshots (over the configured reporting period), and the latest successful snapshot for each deployment being backed up. Additionally, this report may include resource availability such as storage available for future snapshots.

    8 votes

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  13. Changes to Backup Configuration

    Ability for changes in a project's Backup Configuration page to take effect without having to terminate and restart backups. Terminating backups removes all existing backups thus exposing an organization to risk. Backups can be stopped and restarted for the changes to take effect but not completely terminate them. This would help when changes are needed into terms of backup daemons, blockstores, types of blockstores, etc.

    1 vote

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  14. Add Alert for outdated Agents

    Add an alert type for outdated agents

    2 votes

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  15. mongocli feature request: whitelist with timeout on current ip to allow temporary mongoshell access from temporary locations

    Please add a timeout parameter to the mongocli whitelist command.
    Presently, we have to login via web browser to enable temporary mongoshell access from temporary locations.

    2 votes

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  16. Snapshots taken by Ops Manager Backups should include config file

    When restoring a snapshot through Ops Manager, automation will create the config file for you. But if you're restoring a snapshot manually, there's no config file! Surely we can include a sample mongod.conf withe sufficient information filled out to help a user get up and running again.

    6 votes

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  17. MongoDB CR should support topologySpreadConstraints

    As PodAntiAffinity does not really give enough flexibility in achieving High Availability and enforcing distribution across nodes, it should be possible to add topologySpreadConstraints to the podSpec (of both ShardedCluster and other deployment types). As of now topologySpreadConstraints are ignored by the Operator.

    https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/workloads/pods/pod-topology-spread-constraints/#comparison-with-podaffinity-podantiaffinity

    2 votes

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  18. alert when one or more monitoring agents in a project fail (not only when there are no agents left)

    alert when one or more monitoring agents in a project fail (not only when there are no agents left)

    1 vote

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  19. In the event of an integrity check job failure, an alert should be shown on Ops manager UI instead of solely relying on email

    Integrity Check Jobs failures get emailed to the configured "mms.backup.alertsEmailAddr" address and logged in daemon.log. This information should also be available in Ops Manager UI so that the user can quickly check before trying any restoration.

    5 votes

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  20. move/copy pagination buttons on top of log screen

    when you browse agent logs( automation/monitoring/backup), the size of records is different because some records can take more than 1 line.
    as a result pagination buttons < and > at the bottom of the screen have different location on every page -so it's hard and frustrating to find new location of buttons - particularly when you need go through 10-50 pages...

    but the top of the page is always is on the same place.
    it would be nice to implement one of 3 options :
    1. add keyboard shortcut to go forth and back between pages
    2. duplicate pagination buttons…

    1 vote

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