Recover a Standalone MongoDB Server

15 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this lab, students are tasked with recovering a standalone MongoDB instance. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience using the `–repair` option to recover a MongoDB instance.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Review Logs

Check the failed process status and review the mongod process logs to determine the cause of the outtage.

Repair Data

Repair the data using the --repair option to mongod.

Restart Service

Once the repair has completed, restart the service and connect using the mongosh shell.

Additional Resources

You are working as a DBA and are tasked with recovering a standalone MongoDB instance that has stopped unexpectedly. Thankfully, you've just completed an awesome Mongo Deep Dive course on that showed you how to do just this.

To accomplish this, you will need to complete the following tasks:

  • Review logs
  • Repair data
  • Restart service

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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