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Perform Maintenance on the Members of a MongoDB Replica Set
In this lab, students are asked to perform a maintenance task on each member of a MongoDB replica set. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience removing members from a replica set in order to perform maintenance tasks.
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Determine Secondary Replica Members
Connect to any member of the replica set using mongosh and check the replica set status.
Perform Maintenance on Each Secondary Member
Connect to each secondary member, and perform the following:
- Stop the secondary and restart as standalone instance.
- Run the
- Once tasks are complete, stop standalone instance and rejoin replica set.
Perform Maintenance on Primary Member
Connect to primary member and step down as primary. Once a new primary is elected (check
rs.status()), proceed with the same steps as other secondary members.
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