Multiple instances of AppBoard can be configured to run on the same system. This article details some of the considerations to have this work correctly.
The following are some sample cases where you may want to install more than one instance of AppBoard on the same server:
Refer to the Runtime Options page for a complete listing of options and how to configure, but for the purposes of running multiple copies of AppBoard on the same server the following are critical:
If you are using the default AppBoard database settings and the embedded local AppBoard H2 database, no special configuration is required to run multiple instances on the same server. Each instance ill use it’s own database.
If your system is configured to access an external database, such as Oracle or MySQL, then care must be taken. If you have two systems running locally that are accessing the same database, unpredictable results may occur. For example, if you add a test User on the dev instance, and this is connected to the same database as the production instance, the test User will also appear in the production instance.