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Backup Agent 6.8.3.1002-1

Released with Ops Manager 4.0.0 on 2018-06-27

  • Added support for MongoDB 4.0.
  • Added support for SCRAM-SHA-256
  • Added platform support for:
    • zLinux on RHEL 6
    • Debian 9
    • Amazon Linux 2

Backup Agent 6.0.10.972-1

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.7 on 2018-06-06

  • Improved recovery after transient backup failures.
  • Improve retry behavior for aborted network operations during PIT restores.
  • Fix: Automated PIT restore fails when target does not accept SSL.
  • Fix: Disable session cache refresh during standalone phase of a restore.
  • Fix: Queryable Restore Daemon file descriptor leak when using a FileSystem Snapshot Store.

Backup Agent 6.0.9.969

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.6 on 2018-05-03

  • Provide option for Backup Agent to use persistent HTTPS connections.

Backup Agent 6.0.8.960

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.5 on 2018-04-05

  • Build system improvements

Backup Agent 6.0.8.752

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.4

  • Fix: Backup Agent should produce an error message and not crash when erroneous authentication credentials are provided for a source cluster.

Backup Agent 6.0.6.724

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.3

  • Fix: For MongoDB 3.6 deployments, the initial sync of a backup could fail creating an index on a collection with a collation specified.

Backup Agent 6.0.3.689

Released with Ops Manager 3.6.0 on 2017-12-05

  • Support for MongoDB 3.6.
  • Performance optimizations.
  • Support for new Agent API Key model.

Backup Agent 5.0.12.840

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.13 on 2018-04-05

  • Build system improvements.

Backup Agent 5.0.12.725

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.12 on 2018-02-01

  • Fix: For MongoDB 3.6 deployments, the initial sync of a backup could fail creating an index on a collection with a collation specified.

Backup Agent 5.0.10.634

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.7 on 2017-08-03

  • Improve state management when executing an administrative error retrieval task.

Backup Agent 5.0.8.601

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.6 on 2017-07-06

  • Performance enhancement: Use bson.Raw for initial sync.

Backup Agent 5.0.7.494

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.5 on 2017-05-18

  • Fix: High Memory Usage during Initial Sync with Large Numbers of Small Documents.

Backup Agent 5.0.6.486

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.4 on 2017-03-30

  • Performance optimization for initial data collection in the initial sync phase.

Backup Agent 5.0.6.477

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.3 on 2017-02-17

  • Built with Go 1.7.
  • Support for MacOS Sierra.

Backup Agent 5.0.5.472

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.2 on 2017-01-19

  • Fixed Backup Agent logs not getting sent to server on Windows.

Backup Agent 5.0.4.469

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.1 on 2016-12-27

  • Fix initial sync failures in MongoDB 3.4.0 and later.
  • Fix crash causes by initial sync of a large capped collection.
  • Added support for MongoDB 3.4 feature compatibility version and views.

Backup Agent 5.0.3.465

Released with Ops Manager 3.4.0 on 2016-11-29

  • Added support for uncompressed WiredTiger snapshots on the filesystem.

  • Added support for storing snapshots in S3.

  • Added support for WiredTiger encryption at rest.

  • Added ability to control the reference time for the snapshot schedule.

    Example

    Can now specify that snapshots are taken every 6 hours, starting at 12:00:00 AM.

  • Added support for all data-format affecting MongoDB configuration options: directoryPerDB, smallfiles, etc.


Backup Agent 3.9.1.382

Released with Ops Manager 2.0.9 on 2017-05-23

  • Fix: Add a flush method to DigestOutputStream to avoid timeouts.
  • Fix: Some deleteIndex oplog entries not supported during initial sync.
  • Fix: FileSystemStorejobRunner thread gets killed if exception is thrown while getting the Job.
  • Fix: Failure to create collection if the mongod being backed up is configured with encryption.

Backup Agent 3.9.1.382

Released with Ops Manager 2.0.4 on 2016-05-20

  • Fix: If a collection was deleted during an initial sync, no crash results.

Backup Agent 3.9.0.336

Released with Ops Manager 2.0.0 on 2015-12-08

  • Added support for streaming initial syncs.
  • Added support for MongoDB 3.2.0 config servers as replica sets.
  • Added the ability to only backup selected namespaces (whitelist).
  • Fixed issue with initial sync failing due to collections being deleted during the sync.
  • Fixed issue with collection names with trailing spaces.

Backup Agent 3.4.2.314

Released with Ops Manager 1.8.2 on 2015-10-20

  • Fix: Initial syncs do not fail if a namespace was deleted during the sync.

Backup Agent 3.4.1.283

Released with Ops Manager 1.8 on 2015-06-23

Backup Agent 3.1.2.274

Released 2015-04-28

  • Added an explicit timeout for SSL connections to MongoDB instances.
  • Added an optimization for syncs of collections with lots of small documents.

Backup Agent 3.1.1.263

Released 2015-03-02

  • Adds support for non-default Kerberos service names.
  • Adds support for authentication using MongoDB 2.4-style client certificates.
  • The Backup Agent now identifies itself to the Ops Manager servers using the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the server on which it is running.
  • The Backup Agent now captures a checkpoint even if it is unable to stop the balancer. These checkpoints are not guaranteed to be consistent, because of in-progress chunk migrations. The user interface identifies these checkpoints.

Backup Agent 2.3.3.209-1

Released with OnPrem 1.5.2

Use no-timeout cursors to work around MGO-53.

Backup Agent 2.3.1.160

Released with |mms| OnPrem 1.5.0

  • Backup Agent now sends oplog slices in batches.
  • Improved stability around oplog tokens for environments with unstable networks.
  • Support for a new API that allows Ops Manager to ingest oplog entries before the entire payload has reached the Ops Manager servers.
  • Upgraded agent to use to Go 1.3.
  • Added support for version and -version command line options.
  • Added support for connecting to hosts using LDAP authentication.
  • Agent now provides additional logging information when the Backup Agent manipulates the balancer.
  • Agent now supports configuring HTTP proxies with the config file.

Backup Agent 1.5.1.83-1

Released with OnPrem 1.4.2

  • Critical update for users running the MongoDB 2.6 series that use authorization.
  • Backup Agent now includes system.version and system.role collections from the admin database in the initial sync.

Backup Agent 1.5.0.57-1

Released with OnPrem 1.4.1

Support for backing up Kerberos-authenticated replica sets and clusters

Backup Agent 1.4.6.42-1

Released with OnPrem 1.4.0

  • Major stability update.
  • Prevent a file descriptor leak.
  • Correct handling of timeouts for connections hung in the SSL handshaking phase.