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MongoDB: insert operation fails but disk is free

I've seen the strange behavior of my server and first of all I looked at log file /var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log. There I saw the next lines: Wed Jan 7 16:33:31 [FileAllocator] allocating new datafile ...
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Starting mongoDB server fails

I just installed mongodb server on my ubuntu using this command: sudo apt-get install mongodb-server But I can't start it. When I try to run the server, it says: masious@ubuntu:/var/log/mongodb$ ...
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Fluentd not writing apache access log to mongodb

I'm following the instructions from this link to write apache access logs to mongo db- http://docs.fluentd.org/articles/apache-to-mongodb. But nothing is getting written to mongo DB. I'm checking ...
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mongo shard has high number of faults, but top shows only 8% of memory used by mongod

I am investigating some performance issues in my mongo setup. I have 3 query controllers and 6 shards. I'm doing a large batch import/update, and on the 3 query controllers, I'm getting around 200 ...
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Can i delete oplog local.* of Mongo backup fsyncLock() + LVM snapshot?

Is it safe to delete oplog local.* files from a MongoDB snapshot ? Does the fsyncLock() commit oplog entries in DB files ? I currently do a fsyncLock() + LVM snapshot of Mongo data. Then i mount the ...
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How to use fsyncLock() safely in backing up a single mongod

I read in MongoDB's official documentation: important: db.fsyncLock() may block reads, including those necessary to verify authentication warning: When calling db.fsyncLock(), ensure that the ...
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Mongo query takes 76 seconds in production but not using Mongo shell

I have a query: db.content.find({ "$or" : [ { "cik" : "0000764839"} , { "entitiesDetected.ids" : "ZqH9BvtitcYR88NKC"}], "pubDate" : { "$gt" : { "$date" : -2206281600000}}, "orderBy": {"pubDate": -1, ...
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adding mongodb authentication breaks connecting via nodejs

I needed to have external access to my mongodb database, so I have removed the bind_ip from the mongod.conf file, and turned on auth. I then added a root user that can access everything, and tried to ...
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Readahead for /var/lib/mongo is set to 4096KB

I'm trying to set the readahead for mongo 256 or less as recommended, I looked at the documentation for any guidance and I found this: Ensure that readahead settings for the block devices that store ...
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mongorestore with indexing in foreground

I need to restore huge dump taken with mongodump utility. As the collections are big and mongorestore rebuilds indexes in backround, index building takes very long to finish. What I want is to somehow ...
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Is mongorestore ditrectly to a path with the --dbpath faster than restoring to a running mongod instance?

What and how much is it faster: #mongod not running mongorestore --dbpath /var/lib/mongodb --db test /some_dump or #mongod running mongorestore --db test /some_dump ? I could not quickly find ...
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Merge 7 node mongodb (2.4) cluster into one standalone mongo shard

I'm running a 7 node mongodb sharded cluster (version 2.4...). I would like to merge this into a standalone shard with 7 times the disk-space. I've tried to create the single shard instance and ...
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Improve read performance on ext4 on Centos with software raid1? [duplicate]

I'm running a number of MongoDB nodes on dedicated servers running Centos6. Each machine has two SSDs which I have in Raid1 with two logical partitions: # df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% ...
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Mongod not working but data exists

I am running a Homestead virtual box. I installed mongodb recently and was able to type mongod and it would load as it should. Now though I get an error saying dbpath /data/db does not exist. The ...
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Creating a second (clone) MongoDB ReplicaSet on same storage volumes

We are upgrading our software which is going to require an update to our MongoDB database. We plan on doing it by making a copy of the existing ReplicaSet with a new name and making our updates to the ...
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How do I add MMS to an existing MongoDB installation

I have installed the MMS agent on a live production server (Ubuntu) and it has not found the existing MongoDB instance running. Is there any way of adding an existing running MongoDB instance to this? ...
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MongoDB copyDatabase command succsefasully copies database, but gives me a different size on the ner server

So I have to move this one database to another server and I'm using the MongoDB copyDatabase command. It looks like it successfully copies it over, but there is a 3x difference in size between the ...
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Mongorestore from oplog miss some records

We did a dump of a mongo oplog and now try to restore it on another server with : mongorestore -vvvvv --authenticationDatabase admin -u mongoUser -p --oplogReplay --filter '{"o._id": ObjectId( ...
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Add security/authentication to mongodb (2.6) without downtime?

We have a 3 node replica set (running 2.6.1) that's running mostly defaults. We'd like to add authentication, but do it without downtime. I'm fine with restarting the nodes one-by-one and even ...
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How to get MongoDB server local time?

I'm running a mongodb with authentication. I would like a non-root client to get server time. I thought easiest would be to use serverStatus. But default readWrite user does not have such privilege. ...
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How to create a consistent (starting) point-in-time backup of a MongoDB replica set?

I'd like to make a backup of a MongoDB replica set in a way that I can ensure the database consistency at the time when the backup starts. As the documentation says, --oplog flag to mongodump will ...
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How remove a collection from a database without a running Mongo instance?

Is it possible to remove a collection from a database without a running Mongo instance? I ask because I cannot start Mongod due to an exception being thrown ("no NamespaceDetails for index"). The ...
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MongoDB high CPU usage

Running MongoDB 2.4.11 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS In top, this mongod thread is constantly using ~195% CPU: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 24524 mongodb 20 ...
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Background indexing MongoDB on server

I have a collection on a server containing ~23 million documents. I need to index this collection and obviously this will take a long time. If I run this indexing operation with background: true ...
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Mongodb: The paging file is too small … v2.6.4 on Win2012

We had this a couple weeks ago, and mongo would not restart. We have 30GB RAM. The paging file had originally ben 4gb. When we first hit this a couple weeks ago, we incrased the paging file to 12GB ...
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Setup MongoDB on MS Azure virtual machine to access it from an azure website

I have setup a MongoDB replica cluster on 3 virtual machines (Ubuntu 14), on MS azure cloud. The mongodb cluster has been setup with MMS (https://mms.mongodb.com amazing tool btw) and it works fine. ...
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What does MMS Alert “Host is exposed to the public Internet” mean? [closed]

I started receiving MongoDB Management Service emails today saying this: "Host is exposed to the public Internet". Apparently these checks are run on the 1st and 15th of the month, and today is the ...
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unable to install mongodb on ubuntu 13.04

I performed the first two steps of importing the public key, by: prachi@prachi-3000-N100:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 [sudo] password for prachi: ...
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AWS Linux yum repository can't find MongoDB packages for install

I am trying to install the latest version of MongoDB for my 32-bit AWS Linux instance. I am following these instructions from the MongoDB documentation. I have created the .repo file in the proper ...
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how to install an older version of a pecl package

I have this code $passengerId = new \MongoId(oPassenger->getId()); return $this->createQueryBuilder('Device') ->update() ->multiple(true) ...
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Linked Server in SSMS: role of “String Column Lengths” values

I'm using linked server in SQL Server Management Studio in order to connect to Mongo database through ODBC. I have hard time trying to get data from Mongo. Here is a query I try to make: Select * ...
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Something is filtering 27017 port even then firewall is not working

Good day, i' trying to move mongodb database to separate VPS from application, but VPS was pre-configured not by me. I have instance with running mongodb on 27017 port: COMMAND PID USER FD ...
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Connecting to MongoDb at EC2 - how do I know username, host, port, ect?

I manually installed MongoDb on EC2 micro instance using this http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ Now I need to connect to it from a Rails application. Where do I find ...
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mongoDb 2.6 fails to start on Oracle Linux using the init script

Installed MongoDb 2.6.3 on OL 6.3 using yum, but the default init script seems to fail both when trying to stop and start the mongod service. I could trace the problem with stopping to $pid_file being ...
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Installing MongoDb on EC2

I'm trying to deploy a Rails 3.2.3 with MondoDb app to EC2. I've chosen t2.micro instance. However, I found out that to use MonboDb I have to use at least m1.large - ...
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mongodb keep looping while trying to sync data

I'm converting my my standalone mongodb into a replica set. I've added one more member (and I want to add two more members later, and to shutdown the primary server). My primary mongodb is running ...
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Communication errors while trying to replicate mongodb

I'm trying to replicate my mongodb database, I've crated 2 VM on my windows azure account. both of them are Ubuntu 14.04. I've opened 27017 port on both of them, and installed mongodb latest version. ...
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Mongodb error - Out of file descriptors. Waiting one second before trying to accept more connections

Details Here is what I see in the logs file 2014-09-08T10:22:43.143+0000 [initandlisten] ERROR: Out of file descriptors. Waiting one second before trying to accept more connections. ...
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MongoDB: will replica set sync delay also delay drop database commands?

Will a delayed sync replica set member protect me from dropped database? Will the drop database sync across members of a replica set immediately - or will I have the sync delay time to take the ...
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How to construct a MongoDB Health Check in HAProxy?

There is a fastcgi example of a binary health check on the HAProxy blog. How would I construct a similar check for MongoDB such that I am doing a more robust health check for MongoDB - one that ...
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Can not connect mongoDB remotely on centos [closed]

Previously I've installed mongodb 2.6 on Debian. After installation I could connect to MongoDB remotely but when I've tried that on Centos, I just able to connect mongodb locally using this commend: ...
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Recovering data from MongoDB raw files

We use mongodb for our database and set the replset(two servers), but we mistakenly deleted some raw files that under /path/to/dbdata on both servers. After that, we used extundelete to get back the ...
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Replicated MongoDB server slower than simple shards

I tried to compare the performance of a sharded configuration against a sharded and replicated configuration. The sharded configuration consists of 8 shards each running on three different machines ...
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How to recover a degraded MongoDB sharded cluster?

I've had problems with a MongoDB replica set of my sharded cluster. The current status of the nodes is: node1: primary (but apparently vetoed by node3 that needs to sync) node2: rollback (it was the ...
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Mongodb replica failures to resolve DNS when primary DNS is stopped while secondary DNS is operational

I have setup mongod replica consisted of 3 nodes + 1 delayed hidden node + arbiter. I have setup DNS: primary and secondary internal DNS (bind) servers, so that I can reference nodes by normal FQDN ...
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MongoDB Auth, can be authenticated in the shell but not via the command line

I have an application that connects to a MongoDB database called discussions. I've created a user Mongo shell: > use discussions switched to db discussions > ...
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Very strange disk-usage for replica in Mongodb

tl;dr: the new 2.6 replica eats up a lot more disk space than the 2.4 members. We're heavy users of MongoDB's GridFS. We're currently on 2.4, and are intending to upgrade to 2.6 by simply adding a ...
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SSH tunneling in background

I'm trying to tunnel my production mongo server to my test server, so, I can perform some tests. I know I can simply establish a tunnel by ssh -L, but I need to run this as a background process as I ...
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MongoDB - DB/collection fragmentation level

I recently had a performance issue with one of my collections. On a whim (and thanks to this article), I decided to try compacting (as written in the official documentation). This worked brilliantly. ...
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keepalived: 2nd VRRP_Script never seems to run

I'm trying to implement keepalived on 3 mongodb boxes, the idea is that if mongod on one of the boxes goes down or we need to move the primary node to another system for some reason our application ...