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  1. Documentation
  2. DOCS-4751

Document that backing up a mongod running WiredTiger using FSync+Lock and dbpath copy is not supported in 3.0

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical - P2
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: v1.3.18
    • Component/s: manual
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      MongoDB running WiredTiger
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      Description

      Doing a backup by doing an fsyncLock() and then copying the dbpath files is not a supported approach for mongod instances running WiredTiger. We need to document this in:

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              sam.kleinman Sam Kleinman (Inactive)
              Reporter:
              jantje.daniel Ian Daniel
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              Jonathan Dahl Jonathan Dahl
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