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  1. On demand snapshots in Ops Manager

    Allow the possibility of performing a snapshot on-demand.

    Usually the snapshot time ends too far away in time after configuration changes of the backup job (i.e: changing the block size). For testing purposes it would make sense to allow performing a snapshot on-demand to get it generated and proceed with further testing/tuning if required.

    50 votes

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  2. Deploy MongoDB across different Kubernetes clusters

    MongoDB Operator can only deploy and manage MongoDB in a single Kubernetes cluster. However, for DR and global apps, it is important to deploy a single DataBase across multiple Kubernetes clusters to allow for DR or globally distributed apps.

    42 votes

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  3. Add the ability to trigger alerts for testing purposes

    It would be useful to have a "Test Alert" button for each configured alert in order to integrate and test alerts with third-party systems. Otherwise, it is difficult if not impossible to determine what the alert will look like until it is triggered.

    25 votes

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  4. 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.

    24 votes

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  5. 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…

    23 votes

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  6. Allow Ops Manager users to move/migrate backup job snapshots from one S3 bucket to a different S3 bucket

    Ops Manager users with S3 blockstores may need to move snapshots and backup jobs to a new S3 bucket. For MongoDB blockstores, this is accomplished using a groom.

    Move Blocks to a Different Blockstore
    https://docs.opsmanager.mongodb.com/current/core/administration-interface/#groom-priority-page

    This feature request is to provide the same feature to groom backup snapshots/jobs to a new bucket for S3 blockstores.

    23 votes

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  7. 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).

    22 votes

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  8. Show time it took to complete a snapshot

    In order to better troubleshoot snapshot performance issues, or maintain an understanding of how snapshots are performing and whether one is approaching a threshold where they wont be able to keep up, its a good idea to expose how long a snapshot took in the View All Snapshots page. This would also aid in quickly identifying which snapshots are full vs incremental.

    19 votes

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  9. Configure Ops Manager LDAP Auth via an API call

    Currently, there is no way to enable LDAP Auth for the Ops Manager Users via an API call.

    This essentially means that one would not be able to use LDAP and ci/cd simultaneously with Ops Manager.

    Mongodb enterprise support has confirmed that in the event of disaster recovery or a deployment of a new cluster, manual steps must be done to enable LDAP during a ci/cd deployment.

    It should not be expected to sign in and manually do anything in a web gui in an enterprise solution. It is simply not scalable.

    17 votes

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  10. SNMP traps for `AUTOMATION_AGENT_DOWN`, `MONITORING_AGENT_DOWN`, `BACKUP_AGENT_DOWN` alert types does not contain hostname information

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? SNMP traps for AUTOMATION_AGENT_DOWN, MONITORING_AGENT_DOWN, BACKUP_AGENT_DOWN alert types does not contain hostname information in .1.3.6.1.4.1.41138.1.1.1.4 (.iso.org.dod.internet.private.enterprises.mms.server.serverMIBObjects.mmsAlertObject.mmsAlertHostAndPort) OID.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) User is blocked to act quickly on the alert and identify the host where Ops Manager's Automation/Monitoring/Backup Agent is in DOWN state. Missing <HOSTNAME>:<PORT> information at .1.3.6.1.4.1.41138.1.1.1.4 SNMP OID does not allow user to map AUTOMATION_AGENT_DOWN, MONITORING_AGENT_DOWN, BACKUP_AGENT_DOWN alert types into a particular hostname.

    17 votes

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  11. Ops Manager: Test Failover

    The ability to Test Failover was added to Atlas https://docs.atlas.mongodb.com/tutorial/test-failover.

    Please add this functionality to Ops Manager in order to facilitate failover testing. This is especially useful in multi-tenant Ops Manager setups.

    16 votes

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  12. 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.

    16 votes

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  13. mongo push

    Why doesn't MongoDB provide a tool (integrated or standalone) to operate document migration across on-prem (sharded) clusters? Suggestion might be to officially support tools like "mongo push", which may cover situations of hardware changes, production servers migration, re-sharding.

    14 votes

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  14. 14 votes

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    planned  ·  Andrey responded

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  15. Add the ability for the backup daemon to download and validate snapshots

    In order to test snapshots automatically, create a new job type that allows the Backup Daemon to download the snapshot from the snapshot store, then run validate on each collection.

    If any collection fails validation, send an alert to the Backup Admin with the list of corrupted data.

    13 votes

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  16. Headless OPS Manager deployment

    Currently Ops Manager CRD deployment requires configuration using GUI which is a manual step. An option completely define all OPS Manager settings / Org in declarative manner via yaml will be great in building completely automated CI/CD Pipelines

    12 votes

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  17. MMS Alert for Balancer Down status

    please provide an option in Ops Manager to monitor the balancer status and add to alerts?
    So, we will know if balancer is not running.

    Note:
    Normally the balancer would be disabled during backups and during a scheduled Balancing Window downtime.
    I believe that the Balancer has a duty cycle of either 10 secs when nothing recently to balance, or 1 sec when there's a bunch of balancing to do.
    Any alert would need to account for these:
    the changelog shows chunk moves commanded
    the actionlog shows balancer state change history
    the settings collection has the balancer state

    12 votes

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  18. Automated restores between multiple Ops Manager deployments

    Ability to utilize API and/or UI to restore a snapshot downloaded from one Ops Manager deployment to a separate distinct Ops Manager deployment.

    Some environments require separation of Production and Staging systems, including Ops Manager deployments. It is desirable to use Production data in some testing scenarios. Currently the data has to be loaded or restore manually.

    12 votes

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  19. Support Arbiters with MongoDB Kubernetes Operator

    Support arbiters with MongoDB Kubernetes Operator so that Replicasets should be deployed in PSA configuration.

    12 votes

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  20. Add Ops Manager's Org ID/Name into all SNMP Alert Traps

    What is the problem that needs to be solved? Ops Manager's Org ID/Name is not included into any of SNMP Alert Traps sent from Ops Manager's Application Server.

    Why is it a problem? (the pain) Operator who watch Monitoring System (the one that receive SNMP Alert Traps from Ops Manager) needs to see Ops Manager's Organization ID/Name in order to quickly understand to where that Ops Manager's Alert is related to. Monitoring System (the one that receive SNMP Alert Traps from Ops Manager) needs to do additional work for each SNMP Alert Trap received (via GET /groups/{PROJECT-ID}/GET /orgs/{ORG-ID}

    11 votes

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