I am sorry to say that this method is not possible due to the fact
that i want to deploy my application to a system where i do not know
whether there is a postgres.
Also, i do not know where it would be, if there is one.
So my postgres installation is a addition to a possible already
I am pretty sure your way would work, because at *nix, it does. But
windows is different... in many ways. Maybe i have to deploy the
binary instead of wrapping the installer....
Thanks anyway. You do not need to check, i will try :)
Am 13.07.2007 um 15:49 schrieb Umesh Shastry:
> Hi Peter,
> Say you have installed PostgreSQL in C:/PostgresA directory... make
> a copy of this folder as C:/PostgreSQLB... edit the conf file say
> postgres.conf(this should be in /data directory) file of second
> server in C:/PostgreSQLB & locate the port & change it to 5433...
> then you can start both servers with
> C:\PostgresA>initdb -D /<path2PostgresADataDir>
> C:\PostgresB>initdb -D /<path2PostgresBDataDir>
> Pls note that I haven't checked this thing..if you want me to check
> then gimme 1 day..I would check it & let you know..
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter Elmers
> To: Umesh Shastry
> Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Sent: Friday, July 13, 2007 7:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [ADMIN] Several postgres installation on windows
> Hi Umesh,
> Thanks for the fast reply, but how can i install the second,
> third,.... postgres? As mentioned, the installer comes up with a
> simple change dialogue.
> Am 13.07.2007 um 15:24 schrieb Umesh Shastry:
>> Hi Peter,
>> I think it is possible you can run multiple servers on a single
>> machine, provided on different port & data directory.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Peter Elmers
>> To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
>> Sent: Friday, July 13, 2007 6:52 PM
>> Subject: [ADMIN] Several postgres installation on windows possible?
>> Hi Guys,
>> I like to deploy a application based on postgres and i am pretty
>> unsure whether it is possible to have several postgres installation
>> on windows running in parallel.
>> The normal installer comes up with a "change dialogue" if i try to
>> install a second time or postgres is already installed on the target
>> machine and i run my setup with the postgres installer included.
>> Thanks for reading and answering,
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