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Install multiple instances in one machine (SAP Business Objects 4.1 SP1)

Hi,

We have SAP Business Objects 4.1 SP1 installed in 2 servers called Development and Production.

Could you please suggest us, are we can install 2 instances in server like development and staging.

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Regards,

Krishna Reddy

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  • Hi Krishna,

    Can you please elaborate the reason behind planning for two instances on single box.

    As you might already know, this is possible in Unix servers, provided if you carefully choose the ports different for different instances you are planning to run.

    Whereas on Windows servers, with the current implementation of it is not possible to have two instances.

    If you can elaborate requirement, and also explain what is the difficulty in managing two server boxes, then we can see whether it is suitable for submitting to influence council, so that we can take it forward the requirement.

    Regards,

    Venkat

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  • Feb 03 at 12:36 AM

    It's possible, but not recommended. You would need to create a new SIA, with a port number different than the default 6410, then create a new CMS with a port different than the default 6400.

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  • Feb 05 at 02:12 AM

    Krishna,

    This is NOT recommended and will NOT be supported by SAP Support, especially on MS Windows Server. Too many ports will conflict between the multiple installs.

    Ajay

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  • Feb 05 at 12:42 PM

    port and libraries conflicts will make this impossible to manage/maintain.

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