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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-17315

backup role insufficient to take snapshots of a sharded cluster

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.6.7, 3.0.0-rc8
    • Fix Version/s: 3.0.0-rc9, 3.1.0
    • Component/s: Security
    • Labels:
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    • Backwards Compatibility:
      Fully Compatible
    • Operating System:
      ALL
    • Backport Completed:
    • Sprint:
      Security [00-02-20-15]
    • Case:

      Description

      The balancer must be stopped (ensuring there are no chunk migrations) to be able to take a consistent snapshots across the shards of a cluster. To accomplish this, the backup role needs find, insert, and update permissions on db: config, collection: settings.

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