Backup and Restoration


How to back up a MongoDB database?

Regular backups are automacticlly taken in Mongo Clusters. For detailed information about how to back up a database manually, please find steps below:

1. Find the target MongoDB deployment

Log in to the Control Panel and locate your target deployment from all deployments listed.

2. Navigate to the Backup page

Click on “Database and User”tab after entering into the details page of the deployment. Click on "Details" of the database you would like to back up, then you will find the “Backup” tab.

3. Back up your data

Click on "Backup & Restore" in the menue bar and then "Back Up". A confirmation box will be popped up after that. You are free to rename the backup or not. Click on "Back up" then to start the backup process. You can get your backup in seconds after that.

How to Restore a MongoDB Backup?

In Mongo Clusters, free MongoDB restoration is available. To restore your data on MongoDB instance from a selected backup, please follow these steps:

1. Find your target MongoDB deployment

Log in to the Control Panel and locate your target deployment from all deployments listed.

2. Locate your backup file

Click on "Databases & Users" tab after entering into the detail page of the deployment and then "Details" of a specific database. After that, click on "Backup & Restore" to view previous backups. Find the one you wants to restore.

3. Restore your data

Click on “Restore” icon at the end and a confirmation box will be popped up. It's important to confirm if you want to back up your current data before restoration. After that, click on "Restore" to start the process. It will not take you long to finish the restoration.

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