Restoring a Collection or a Database in a MongoDB Cluster to Its Current Location (In Place)


You can restore a collection or a database in a MongoDB cluster to its current location (in place).

Before You Begin

  • Verify that the MediaAgent that hosts the 3DFS server meets the requirements for 3DFS.

  • To restore to a Windows MongoDB cluster, verify that the UNIX MediaAgent and the pseudoclient master node are in the same domain. On the UNIX MediaAgent, install the wbinfo program using the samba-winbind-clients RPM package.

  • Provide user credentials to access the share exported to the Windows MongoDB cluster.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Big data.

    The Apps page appears.

  2. In the row for the cluster, click the action button , and then click Restore.

    The Backup content page appears.

  3. From the list beside the Restore button, select Restore collections.

  4. Select the database or the collection to restore, and then click Restore.

    The Restore dialog box appears.

  5. On the In place tab, click Submit.