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MongoDB Agent

Before the introduction of the MongoDB Agent, each function – Automation, Backup, and Monitoring – ran as a separate agent binary in your project.

The MongoDB Agent runs as a single binary that can perform any – or all – of the three functions depending upon what you need.

  • Activate the monitoring and/or backup functions using Ops Manager UI.
  • Activate automation when you create a new cluster or import an existing one.
MongoDB Agent Prerequisites
Configure MongoDB Agent prerequisites
Install MongoDB Agent
Install the MongoDB Agent.
Update to the MongoDB Agent
Update the MongoDB Agent.
Manage the MongoDB Agent Functions
Activate or deactivate all functions of the MongoDB Agent.
MongoDB Agent Settings
Find all possible settings available in the MongoDB Agent configuration file.
Required Access for MongoDB Agent
Details the permissions required for MongoDB Agent to use with MongoDB instances that enforce access control.
Configure the MongoDB Agent for Access Control
If MongoDB uses Access Control, create a MongoDB user for the MongoDB Agent to use to authenticate and to determine the Agent’s access.
Configure MongoDB Agent to Use TLS
Configure the MongoDB Agent for TLS.
Configure MongoDB Agent for Externally Sourced Configuration File Values
Configure how the MongoDB Agent stores its configuration and manages its passwords.
Remove Legacy Agents
Remove the legacy Backup and Monitoring Agents.