Edit a Backup’s Settings¶
To edit Backup’s settings, click Backup, then the Overview tab. Ops Manager lists all available backups. You can then access the settings for each backup using the ellipsis icon.
Enable Cluster Checkpoints¶
Cluster checkpoints provide restore points in between scheduled snapshots. You can use checkpoints to create custom snapshots at points in time between regular snapshots.
Select the backup’s ellipsis icon and select Edit Snapshot Schedule.¶
On the line listing the process, click the ellipsis icon and click Edit Snapshot Schedule.
Enable cluster checkpoints.¶
Select Create cluster checkpoint every and set the interval. Then click Submit.
Edit Snapshot Schedule and Retention Policy¶
On the row for the process, click the backup’s ellipsis icon, then click Edit Snapshot Schedule.¶
Configure the snapshot settings.¶
Enter the following information as needed.
See Snapshot Frequency and Retention Policy for default and maximum retention values as well as how these settings affect Ops Manager.
Take snapshots every ... hours and save for ... days Sets how frequently, in hours, Ops Manager takes a base snapshot of the deployment and the number of days Ops Manager retains base snapshots. Create cluster checkpoint every ... minutes (Sharded Clusters only)
Sets how frequently, in minutes, Ops Manager creates a checkpoint in between snapshots of a sharded cluster. Checkpoints provide restore points that you can use to create custom point-in-time snapshots.
Store daily snapshots for Sets the number of days that Ops Manager retains daily snapshots. Store weekly snapshots for Sets the number of weeks that Ops Manager retains weekly snapshots. Store monthly snapshots for Sets the number of months that Ops Manager retains monthly snapshots. Allow point-in-time restores going back
Sets the number of days that Ops Manager retains oplogs alongside snapshots.
See Restore Overview for how snapshots and point-in-time restores work.
Edit Security Credentials¶
Select the backup’s ellipsis icon and select Edit Credentials¶
On the line listing the process, click the ellipsis icon and click Edit Credentials.
Provide the authentication information.¶
Enter the following information as needed and click Submit.
The authentication mechanism the host uses.
The options are:
|Allows SSL for connections||
If checked, the Backup Agent uses SSL to connect to MongoDB.
Edit the Namespaces Filter¶
The Namespaces Filter specifies which databases and collections Ops Manager backs up.
Select the backup’s ellipsis icon and select Edit Namespaces Filter.¶
Add or remove namespaces and click Submit.¶
Modify the Storage Engine Used for Backups¶
Select the backup’s ellipsis icon and select Edit Storage Engine¶
On the line listing the process, click the ellipsis icon and click Edit Storage Engine.
Select the sync source.¶
Select the Sync source from which to create the new backup. In order to use the new storage engine, Ops Manager must resync the backup on the new storage engine.