I think you are confusing a network
interface (such as a
tcp port) with a
physical network device (such as a LAN card).
For me the study guide is correct.
> I succesfully install multiple instances on the same host since many years
> (good old 3.23),
> my rule of the game is: different os user, different os user homedir,
> different my.cnf (with different port/socket)
> and start the server ecluding the possibility to read other than its own
> my.cnf with --defaults-file=/home/mysql-instance-x/my.cnf
> It works greatly and never had one problem (as long as you also start
> client with --defaults-file=/correct/my.cnf)
> Question: Why on Certification Study Guide, Chapter 42, Page 576, First
> Bullet it states:
> "Each server must have its own network interface(......) it will not even
> start properly if it discovers that its network interfaces are already in
> Even if at the end it changes the version a little bit stating:
> ".....can share the same hostname. They can also share the same IP address
> as long as they listen on different TCP/IP port numbers."
> I find at least confusing,and I think that should be corrected, am I
> What do the masters think?
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