How to make a multi-instance StackPack

This documentation set explains how to make a StackPack that can be installed as multiple instances in StackState. Below you can find the introduction to this topic and the steps to get a multi-instance StackPack. This

StackPacks can be developed to support multiple instances of the same StackPack. This approach is useful in situations when there is a need to monitor more than one environment within the same technology. Multi-instance support can be achieved by splitting template files of your StackPack and tweaking the provisioning script in a way that supports multiple instances by keeping information that is shared between StackPacks separated from the instance-specific template.

Multi-instance StackPack package looks a little different from a standard StackPack, as there are more than one template files:

β”œβ”€β”€ provisioning
β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€ icons
β”‚ | └── icon.png
β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€ scripts
β”‚ β”‚ └── ExampleProvision.groovy
β”‚ └── templates
β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€ instance template.json.handlebar
β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€ shared template.json.handlebar
β”‚ └── application template.json.handlebar
β”œβ”€β”€ resources
β”‚ β”œβ”€β”€ logo.png
β”‚ └──
└── stackpack.conf

Steps to get a multi-instance StackPack: