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I am wondering if failover ip's would help in my case.

I have two gaming servers on one dedicated ubuntu server. The dedicated came with 1 main ip and 3 failover ips. Both gaming servers need two different ips (Can't be used in different ports).

I'm wondering if the Failover ips can be used in my case to provide one ip for both servers and if not, how can it be possible or what can I do to get an additional ip?

I am using OVH as my server provider.

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What are you actually trying to achieve? – Chopper3 Feb 22 '13 at 18:23
Have a dedicated ip for one server and another on the other. Can the failover ips be used like this? – devs Feb 22 '13 at 18:25
Do I understand you virtualized one server into two gaming servers? So you need 3 ips, one for your host, and one for the two nodes? And now with your remaining ONE ipaddress you try to access both servers? Why not buy another 4 ips at OVH so you sont have to share? Only costs 5 euros/mo. – John Feb 22 '13 at 18:36
you cannot run two processes on the same port. It looks like minecraft runs only on port 25565, so you can only have ONE instance running. If you want multiple, you can virtualize your server (use the Proxmox installation from OVH, very easy to use), so you can run multiple nodes (virtual servers) from one machine. Setup each virtual machine with its own IP and youre there. – John Feb 22 '13 at 18:46
You can run multiple minecraft servers on different ports, @John – devs Feb 22 '13 at 20:41

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