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Percona Backup for MongoDB 1.6.0

Release date August 16, 2021
Installation Installing Percona Backup for MongoDB

Percona Backup for MongoDB is a distributed, low-impact solution for consistent backups of MongoDB sharded clusters and replica sets. This is a tool for creating consistent backups across a MongoDB sharded cluster (or a single replica set), and for restoring those backups to a specific point in time.

Release Highlights:

  • Support for Percona Server for MongoDB and MongoDB Community 5.0

  • Point-in-time recovery enhancements: ability to restore from any previous snapshot and configurable span of oplog events

  • JSON output for PBM commands to simplify interfacing PBM with applications

New Features

  • PBM-617: Ability to restore from previous snapshots to point-in-time


  • PBM-543: Configure the size of the span of oplog events for point-in-time recovery

  • PBM-403: Mask user credentials in ps output of pbm-agent

  • PBM-700: Improve backup/pitr tasks synchronization and align oplogs creation

  • PBM-697: Add support of MongoDB 5.0 TS collections

  • PBM-686: Do not show the starting second of a PITR range which cannot be used for PITR restore

  • PBM-652: Add a command to delete PITR chunks

  • PBM-632: Add JSON output for all commands

Bugs Fixed

  • PBM-694: Fix restoring from a backup when it contains VIEWS collection (Thanks to Danish Qamar for reporting this issue)

  • PBM-647: Reduce frequency of S3 header GET requests during agent health checks (Thanks to Ryan Gunner for reporting this issue)

  • PBM-708: Ignore config.system.indexBuilds collection

  • PBM-705: Avoid writing the “Read/Write on closed pipe” error in logs on expected connection closure

  • PBM-703: PITR restore fails due to error “Failed to apply operation due to missing collection config.transactions”

  • PBM-701: Prevent restore to time which is not covered by PITR chunks

  • PBM-683: Show PITR restore as failed if an error occurred during data retrieval from storage

  • PBM-640: Remove cancelBackup and fix pitrestore filters for pbm logs command

  • PBM-480: Make path attribute mandatory for backups on local storage

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Last update: July 11, 2024
Created: July 11, 2024