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  1. Add MongoSparkHelper native support for pyspark

    I went through Mongo spark connector python documentation but the thing which I could not find in python documentation was "MongoSpark Helper" section which is available in scala and java documentation.
    I was wondering if there is a way to use it in python code after adding the mongo spark connector packages.

    A sample code to demonstrate what is available and what I am looking for (this code is in scala and I am looking for a similar behavior in python)

    Code in use:
    sparkSession.read.format("mongo").option("uri", "mongodb://dummymongo:27017")

    Code looking for:
    MongoSpark.builder().connector(connectorwithcustomclientfactory)
    .sparkSession(sparkSession).readConfig(dummyReadConfig).build().toDF()

    2 votes

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  2. Notify about SSL/TLS Certificate Expiration Date & Time to warn customers about potential impact on their deployment availability

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? Customers run into SSL/TLS Certificate Expiration issues (where SSL/TLS certificate has expired) on their Ops Manager and MongoDB Server environments and they do not get any early notifications from Ops Manager about SSL/TLS Certificate Expiration.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) Customers who use Ops Manager to manage/monitor their MongoDB Server deployments are running into situation where their configured SSL/TLS Certificates are expired, and thus have potential downtime for their applications.

    4 votes

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  3. Add support for virtualization volume management in Ops Manager Backup snapshots and restores.

    Streaming snapshots during a restore from a blockstore out to the MongoDB Agent cases the RTO (recovery time objective) to grow linearly with the compressed datasize in the largest shard/RS of the snapshot. The RTO of an Ops Manager restore could be very significantly improved by leveraging volume management infrastructure (such as from VMWare) to restore previously acquired snapshots as virtual filesystems (volumes).

    14 votes

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  4. Support migrations to different snapshot stores

    Currently it is not possible to transition between snapshot store types.

    There are two options currently when transitioning to the new one.


    1. Terminate backups (deleting all previous snapshots)

    2. Create a new project and abandon the previous one to allow automated restores at a later time

    Both of these options are difficult to manage for large deployments. The first option requires you to store the snapshots elsewhere and disallows automated restores. The second option requires many operations and clutters the Ops Manager project list.

    Ideally we should be able to transition from any store location/type to any other location/type. One of…

    9 votes

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  5. Webpage session expiry - introduce inactivity timeout

    Currently one can specify a "Session Max Hours" - The number of hours before a website session expires and a user must login again.
    This should be replaced or enhanced with an "Inactivity timeout".
    We have the requirement to set a timeout due to PCI.
    However with the current implementation I have to re-login to the website even when working actively with OPS Manager. An inactivity timeout would allow to be logged out when I am not working on the OPS Manager, but not whilst working with it.

    2 votes

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  6. View all clusters grouped by projects (like in Ops Manager)

    There doesn't seem to be an equivalent for Ops Manager All Clusters page in Cloud Manager. It is a good way to quickly glance over all cluster states, stats and versions.
    Can it be added?

    2 votes

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  7. 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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  8. Binaries should be provided via Docker images

    To implement this in a Kubernetes native way for offline deployments, the binaries should be provided as Docker images and distributed through the Docker repositories that are already present in the k8s environment.

    Option 1 (intermediate): Allow Mount of Docker images in the MongoDBOpsManager resource for the path defined in automation.versions.directory. This would allow us to pre-package the binaries needed and bring up the OpsManager in a kubernetes native way. Everything else (e.g. agent downloading the tgz) would stay the same and still be the "OpsManger-way".

    Option 2 (long term): The MongoDB TGZ package is provided as Docker image by…

    4 votes

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  9. Cloud Manager should offer Feature Compatibility Version setting for new clusters

    When creating new clusters in Cloud Manager, there isn't an option to create them with a specific FCV. We just had a need to build a 4.2 cluster with FCV 4.0, and had to do it manually while shutting down automation.

    2 votes

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  10. job scheduling from Ops Manager

    Please provide job scheduling from Ops Manager, should be able to run Database jobs and non database jobs, shows history of jobs, options to purge job history.

    2 votes

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  11. Provide a feature to monitor the Alert payload being sent out from Ops Manager to the configured Webhook endpoint and etc.

    What is the problem that needs to be solved?
    Provide a feature to monitor the Alerts payload being sent out from Ops Manager to the configured Webhook endpoint and other AlertsServices endpoint.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain)
    Currently, Ops Manager does not log the successful/failed payload of the Alerts being sent out to the configured Webhook endpoint. It is difficult to diagnose the problem with the configured Alert Services.

    2 votes

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  12. Add collection level statistics to the measurements API

    [Get Database Measurements](https://docs.opsmanager.mongodb.com/v4.2/reference/api/measures/get-database-measurements/) currently provides information from dbStats.

    Adding collection level statistics would be useful for gathering information via the API on a regular basis to measure growth of each collection and other metrics. Data Explorer functionality is not available via the API.

    6 votes

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  13. Plugin for Moogsoft monitoring tools.

    Currently, Ops Manager does not have the plugin for Moogsoft monitoring tools, it would be great to add the feature to the future release of Ops Manager.

    2 votes

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  14. 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.

    2 votes

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  15. Create localhost exception for POST /unauth/users API call

    The purpose of this request is for Ops Manager to implement a "localhost exception" for the API call POST /unauth/users so it can only be executed under two conditions:
    1. No other users exists in the setup.
    1. Ops Manager runs in "invitation only" mode.
    1. Ops Manager has not been configured for LDAP.
    1. The API call can only originate from an IP or alias that belongs to one of the Ops Manager Application server.

    2 votes

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  16. Integration with Microsoft Teams

    Add third-party service integration for Microsoft Teams, as we do for Slack.
    Most likely the following can be leveraged to achieve the integration: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/teams-proactive-messaging

    20 votes

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  17. ability to re-order alerts

    when you add new alert there is no way in GUI to order/reorder them. It's hard to maintain large set of alerts.

    2 votes

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  18. add details to alert Query Targeting: Scanned / Returned to identify what triggered it

    If you want to catch full scan on collection you could set up alert "Query Targeting: Scanned / Returned > 1".
    OPS Manager does not provide any details where it was triggered.
    it would be nice to get db/collection/query which caused this issue. Query still can be fast (for example, not many document in collection yet or hardware is idle/fast at the moment) and will not go to slow operation group.

    13 votes

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  19. Allow configuring Ops Manager to bypass Proxy for the S3 on-prem

    Allow configuring Ops Manager to bypass Proxy for the S3 on-prem.

    Configuring the S3 Blockstore also respects the Ops Manager Proxy settings. This is not practical if it is the S3 on-prem which typically does not require external (Internet) access.

    2 votes

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  20. 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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