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how to setup daily backup mongoDB database in digitalocean.

I don’t need to download current database. I need a delete data backup from a day or two ago. Also I certainly don’t need to restore current database from a backup. So, is there a way I could download just the backup?


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Hello,

You can run the following command to export a backup of your MongoDB:

mongoexport --uri "cluster-connection-string" --db newdb -c restaurants --out newdbexport.json

Then you could set that up to run as a cron job so that it could run every day:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-cron-to-automate-tasks-ubuntu-1804

Hope that this helps.

Best,

Bobby

Thanks