Simple MongoDB backup script

Backups are very important. It’s very easy to mess up your server.
Here’s how to set up automatic backups for MongoDB

1. Get MongoDB tools

  • Go to https://www.mongodb.com/try/download/database-tools, pick your distro (in this guide I use Ubuntu), select the deb format, and click copy link
  • SSH into your server and type these commands:

wget -O mongotools.deb
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