Restore Continuous Backup Jobs

Continuous Backup Deprecated

MongoDB deprecated the Continuous Backup feature. Clusters that use Continuous Backup can continue to use it. MongoDB recommends using Cloud Provider Snapshots. Effective 23 March 2020, all net new clusters can only use Cloud Provider Snapshots.


Groups and projects are synonymous terms. Your {GROUP-ID} is the same as your project ID. For existing groups, your group/project ID remains the same. The resource and corresponding endpoints use the term groups.

Create and retrieve restores jobs for a MongoDB cluster. A restore job restores a MongoDB cluster to its state from an existing snapshot.

Continuous Backups Only

This resource only applies to clusters using Continuous Backups.


Method Endpoint Description
GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/restoreJobs Retrieve all restore jobs for the specified cluster.
GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/restoreJobs/{JOB-ID} Retrieve one restore job for the specified cluster.
POST /groups/{GROUP-ID}/clusters/{CLUSTER-NAME}/restoreJobs

Create one restore job for the specified cluster.

All requests to this endpoint must originate from an IP address on the Atlas user’s API whitelist. For complete documentation on configuring API whitelists, see Enable API Whitelisting for Your Organization.