Running Multiple LDM-s

It's possible to run multiple instances of an LDM system on a single computer. This article explains how and leaves the "why" to the reader.

It is assumed that the reader is familiar with the installation and configuration procedures for an LDM system. For each LDM system that you want to execute, build and install an LDM package with the following modifications:

  1. Choose a distinct user-account with its own name (e.g., ldm2) and home directory (e.g., /local/ldm2).
  2. When executing the configure(1) script, use the option --enable-logging=localn to set the logging facility.
  3. Decide on one of the following approaches for allowing connections from downstream sites: