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MongoDB Cookbook - Second Edition by Amol Nayak, Cyrus Dasadia

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Managing backups in MMS Backup service

In the previous recipe, we saw how to set up MMS backup service and a simple one member replica set was set up for backup. Though a single member replica set makes no sense at all, it was needed as a standalone instance cannot be set up for backup in MMS. In this recipe, we dive deeper and look at the operations we can perform on the server that is set up for backup, such as starting, stopping, or terminating a backup; managing exclusion lists; managing backup snapshots and retention; and restoring to point in time data.

Getting ready

The previous recipe is all that is needed for this recipe. The necessary setup is expected to be done as we are going to use the same server we had set up for backup in this recipe. ...

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