This topic describes how to manually back up data of an ApsaraDB for MongoDB instance.
An ApsaraDB for MongoDB standalone instance, replica set instance, or sharded cluster instance is created.
ApsaraDB for MongoDB stores backup files in Object Storage Service (OSS) to reduce the storage usage for ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances.
||Snapshot backup||Snapshot backup retains disk data at a specific point in time and can be used to restore
the data within minutes.
Note Snapshot backup occupies the I/O resources of ApsaraDB for MongoDB instances.
As of September 14, 2022, manual backup is charged in some regions.
|Storage type||Free quota||View the storage usage and free quota|
|Enhanced SSD (ESSD)||The free quota is equal to 200% of the storage capacity that you purchase for your instance.||You can view the storage usage and free quota in the Specification Information section of the Basic Information page of the instance.|
|Local SSD||The free quota is equal to 50% of the storage capacity that you purchase for your instance.|
For more information about the unit price of ApsaraDB for MongoDB backups, see the Pricing tab on the ApsaraDB for MongoDB product page.
- Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console.
- In the left-side navigation pane, click Replica Set Instances or Sharded Cluster Instances based on the instance type.
- In the upper-left corner of the page, select the resource group and region to which the instance belongs.
- Click the ID of an instance, or click in the Actions column corresponding to the instance and select Manage.
- In the upper-right corner of the instance details page, click Back up Instance.
- In the Back up Instance panel, set Backup Method.
- Click OK.
Q: How do I view the fees incurred for instance backup?
- Log on to the ApsaraDB for MongoDB console. In the top navigation bar, choose .
- In the left-side navigation pane, choose .
- Click the Details tab.
- Find BackupStorageSize in the Billing Item column. This is the fees incurred for instance backup.
Related API operations
|CreateBackup||Manually backs up data of an ApsaraDB MongoDB instance.|