How to make a multi-instance StackPack

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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:

<your-stackpack>
    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”‚   └── overview.md
    └── stackpack.conf

Steps to get a multi-instance StackPack:

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