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Docker image that periodically uploads MongoDB backups to Amazon S3
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MongoDB S3 Backup Docker image

Docker image that performs periodic backups on a MongoDB database and then uploads the results to Amazon S3.

Based on the dbader/schedule Python scheduling package.


The following table describes the available configuration environment variables.

Name Description Default
MONGO_HOST MongoDB instance hostname Required
MONGO_DB MongoDB database name Required
S3_BUCKET Amazon S3 bucket name Required
AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID Amazon AWS access key Required
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY Amazon AWS secret Required
BACKUP_INTERVAL Interval between each backup (days) 1
BACKUP_TIME Hour of the day at which the backup will be executed 2:00
DATE_FORMAT Date format string used as the suffix of the backup filename %Y%m%d-%H%M%S
FILE_PREFIX Prefix of the backup filename backup-


The following command starts a mongo-s3-backup container that will stay in the background uploading backups of the testdb database on the my-mongo-host MongoDB instance every day at 2:00. The backups will be uploaded to an S3 bucket named my-s3-bucket:

docker run -d -e MONGO_HOST=my-mongo-host -e MONGO_DB=testdb -e S3_BUCKET=my-s3-bucket -e AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=<your_access_key> -e AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=<your_access_secret> -e BACKUP_INTERVAL=1 --name mongo_backups agmangas/mongo-backup-s3
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