This topic describes the release notes of ApsaraDB for MongoDB.

December 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Configuration downgrade of one shard at a time for sharded cluster instances that use the subscription billing method Sharded cluster instances that use the subscription billing method can be downgraded configurations one shard at a time. 2020-12-25 All regions Change the configuration of a sharded cluster instance

November 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
IPv6 whitelists IPv6 addresses can be added to whitelists of ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances that use MongoDB 4.2. 2020-11-20 Hangzhou Zone G in the China (Hangzhou) region Configure a whitelist for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance

August 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Resource group ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances can be added to a resource group to facilitate centralized management of multiple resources. 2020-08-01 All regions Upgrade MongoDB versions

December 2019 to May 2020

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Multiple security groups An ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance can be added to multiple security groups for flexible configurations. 2020-05-22 All regions Configure a whitelist or an ECS security group for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
Major version upgrade The version of MongoDB can be upgraded from earlier versions to 4.2. 2020-04-24 All regions Upgrade MongoDB versions
New audit log feature The audit log feature is upgraded. Audit logs can be filtered in multiple dimensions to improve query speed. Multiple metrics can be displayed in one page to facilitate data retrieval. For example, top client IP addresses, top commands, and top users are displayed in one page. Audit logs can be viewed and downloaded in the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console to improve auditing capabilities. 2020-03-27 All regions Enable the new audit log feature

July 2019 to November 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Security groups in whitelists

ECS security groups can be added to whitelists of an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance to facilitate O&M.

After an ECS security group is added, ECS instances in the group can access the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance over an internal network or over the Internet. For access over an internal network, the ECS instances and the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance must have the same network type. If the network type is VPC, the two types of instances must be in the same VPC. For access over the Internet, you must apply for a public endpoint for the ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.

2019-11-25 All regions Configure an ECS security group for a standalone instance, replica set instance, or sharded cluster instance
Tag management The tag management feature is supported. Multiple tags can be created and bound to ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances. The instances to which tags are bound can be filtered by tag. This is suitable for scenarios in which the number of instances is large. 2019-11-15 All regions Create a tag

Bind existing tags

Filter instances by tag

Unbind or delete a tag

April 2019 to June 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Service availability On the new Service Availability page, the distribution of primary and secondary node roles can be customized across zones to implement fine-grained deployment of nodes for zone-disaster recovery. 2019-06-27 All regions View zones of nodes

Switch node roles

Export of the instance list The instance list can be exported to facilitate export management and business reconciliation. 2019-05-23 All regions Export the list of instances
Zone-disaster recovery for sharded cluster instances Sharded cluster instances support zone-disaster recovery to avoid business interruption caused by single-zone failures. 2019-05-07 All regions Create a multi-zone sharded cluster instance
Password-free access within a VPC Password-free access within a VPC is supported. No modification is required after you migrate data to the cloud. 2019-04-18 All regions Enable or disable password-free access for an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance

January 2019 to March 2019

Feature Description Release date Supported region Documentation
Single-database backup and recovery Physical backup and recovery of a single database is supported. In most cases, the efficiency of single-database backup and recovery is three to five times higher than the efficiency of full data backup and recovery. Single-database backup and recovery can reduce the waiting time for backup and recovery. 2019-03-22 All regions Restore data to a new ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance
New console The new console provides a more user-friendly experience and optimizes user access paths for features such as backup, monitoring, and security settings. This way, instances can be managed more efficiently. 2019-02-14 All regions None
New zone Zone B is added in the Japan (Tokyo) region. 2019-01-24 Japan (Tokyo) None

References

For more information, see Product Updates.