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Remove a secondary from a mongo replica set without triggering re-election?

I had to add a new secondary node to my replica set yesterday so that I could do maintenance on another secondary node. Now that the maintenance is complete, I'd like to remove one of the secondaries ...
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Mongodb keeps reporting “no primary found”, but shell works fine

I have a simple mongodb setup in a replicaset, with 1 actual instance and 1 arbiter (to avoid conflicts). This is in anticipation of expanding the replicaset to include more instances as our load ...
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How to control databases replicated by Mongo DB replica set

I have 2 databases in my mongo DB namespace, lets name them db1, db2 and db3 which are on the same dbpath. Is it possible to configure mongo db replica set in that way that db3 wont be replicated ...
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MongoDB Disaster Prep on AWS

I'm looking for best practice advice covering MongoDB disaster recovery within an AWS hosted environment. Our setup is fairly standard at this point, replica set of 3 servers (1 primary, 1 secondary, ...
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MongoDB Replica Set, initiate() need to login error

I am trying to setup a replica set, but when I issue: rs.initiate() On the first server, I get the following error: { "errmsg" : "need to login", "ok" : 0 } That is strange though, because in my ...
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mongodb replication: no primary elected

I have three servers with mongod installed on it running as a replication set. Suddenly the two secondories became unavailable (the mongod process died) - I think because they were too stale. The ...
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mongod: automatically initiate replica-set

Currently I manually execute the rs.initiate() in the shell after starting a mongo primary or secondary machine to join the replica-set "farm". Doesn't the /etc/mongodb.conf allow me to define the ...