If you need to know how to restore a MongoDb backup generated by mongodump, as we saw in the post about scheduling backups using cron, just follow reading, it’s very easy.
How to restore a MongoDb backup
Following the previous example, you should have 2 files per collection: one
.bson file and one
First, get the container folder of your backup folder.
cd /the/path/to/backup-folder cd ../
If you want to restore all the collections, just run:
mongorestore -d my_database_name backup-folder/
Please note you should change your
my_database_name and the
If you want to restore only one collection, just run:
mongorestore -d my_database_name -c my_collection_name backup-folder/my_collection_name.bson
Remember to change
my_collection_name and the path to the
You can read more about mongorestore on the official documentation.
It just works, hope it helps!
Leave a comment with your experience or doubts 🙂