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Is there a HOWTO out there somewhere that explains how to install multiple instances of Postgres on a SUSE server? Im building a test environment and need to have about 2 or 3 instances of postgres running on the box, otherwise i have to build the same number of linux servers which will suck.

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Did you search for it already or this is your first stop? –  Yanick Girouard Mar 22 '12 at 16:26
i have searched for it but all i can find so far are documents on how to prevent multiple copies from opening. nothing outlining how to run multiple instances. –  scphantm Mar 22 '12 at 17:31

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I found several links on Google showing how to do this, and all I had to type was postgre multiple instances.

Here's one that seems pretty good: http://blog.2ndquadrant.com/en/2010/05/install-multiple-postgresql-servers-redhat-linux.html

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