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Back up a Deployment

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  • Prerequisites
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You can back up your MongoDB deployment.


Only sharded clusters or replica sets can be backed up. To back up a standalone mongod process, you must convert it to a single-member replica set.

Ensure your deployment items have unique names before creating backups.


Replica set, sharded cluster, and shard names within the same project must be unique. Failure to have unique names for the deployments will result in broken backup snapshots.

A Replica Set must:

A Sharded Cluster must:

All FCV 4.2 and later databases must fulfill the appropriate backup considerations.

The MongoDB version and Ops Manager version must meet the compatibility requirements.

Decide how to back up the data and what data to back up.

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