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From Anantha Kasetty <>
Subject Re: Multiple instances of CloudStack on the same machine
Date Wed, 13 Jun 2012 20:06:17 GMT
Each of the CS instance would be named (uniquely for a given machine).
The instance name would be used as a prefix for the directories,
something like


The more I thought about it, having multiple management servers on the
same physical server or VM, quickly came to the conclusion that it would
be bad (conflicting RPM/package dependencies between different versions
would be major pain or impossible to handle).  Given the limited benefit,
I realize it is simpler using container based virtualization on Linux or
use the hypervisor to create multiple management VMs for each CS install.

Anantha Kasetty 

On 6/13/12 12:53 PM, "Chiradeep Vittal" <>

>2 tomcats would try to write to the same log files (/var/log/cloud/...)?
>On 6/13/12 10:25 AM, "Anthony Xu" <> wrote:
>>We cannot run multiple instances of CloudStack on the same server
>>directly, there are too many dependencies.
>>There are two ways to do that indirectly.
>>1. run multiple instances of CloudStack on VMs on the same server
>>2. run multiple instances of CloudStack on containers on the same server.

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