Create multiple IPFS PeerIDs on the same node

I was trying to create multiple peerIDs on the same node to try out various commands, and because I didnt necessarily trust random peers on the internet.

I only have access to one linux box running on a virtual box.

Following the process here:

I created two .ipfs folders, changed the ports. However the peerID for both folders is the same.

If I have two daemons running with the same peerID, will I be able to push and fetch files from the same peerID?

No. Just generate a different peer ID for your second daemon.

You can use (or just ipfs init setting the right IPFS_PATH (if my memory is correct))

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Thanks… This worked great!