View and Download MongoDB Logs¶
tier keeps an account of its activity in its own log file. Atlas
retains the last 30 days of log messages and system event audit messages for each tier in a cluster. The Performance
Advisor retains at most 7 days of logs for each process in a cluster.
You must have
Project Data Access Admin privileges or greater
to download logs.
M0 Free Tier and
M2/M5 shared clusters do not provide downloadable logs.
To download the logs for a single process in a given cluster:
Navigate to the Cluster page.¶
If you do not see the cluster you want on the page, ensure you have selected the proper Project.
Select the cluster.¶
- Click the ellipsis icon (
...) next to the cluster containing the
mongodinstance whose logs you want to download.
- Select Download Logs.
In the Download Logs modal, edit the following fields:¶
If you have not set a project time zone, the returned log data may not respect the configured date range. See Manage Project Settings.
Select the process for which you want logs. Valid options are:
|Select server||Select the server in the cluster whose logs you want to retrieve.|
|Start Time||Specify the date and time in your group's time zone defining the inclusive lower bound of log activity to return. The start time must be less than 30 days ago.|
|End Time||Specify the date and time in your group's time zone defining the inclusive upper bound of log activity to return.|
Click Download Logs.¶
For information on reading MongoDB logs, refer to the Log Messages documentation in the MongoDB manual.
Database Access Logs¶
This feature is not available for
M0 (Free Tier),
M5 clusters. To learn more about which features are unavailable,
see Atlas M0 (Free Tier), M2, and M5 Limitations.
You can view authentication attempts that were made against your cluster. Both successful and unsuccessful attempts are logged, including the timestamp of the attempt and which user tried to authenticate.