In the new terminal, after putting ip address and port it showing

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MultiChain 2.2 Daemon (Community Edition, latest protocol 20013)

IO error: C:\Users\acer\AppData\Roaming\MultiChain\first\permissions.db\MANIFEST-000002: The handle is invalid.

ERROR: Couldn't initialize permission database for blockchain first. Probably multichaind for this blockchain is already running. Exiting...
asked Feb 8, 2022 by anonymous

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Yes, you can't run multiple instances of a node using multichaind for the same blockchain at the same time on the same computer, unless you do special things to separate the directories.

In the second terminal window you usually want to run multichain-cli, which talks to the node to perform the functions you want. Try running something like this:

multichain-cli first getinfo

Then follow the Getting Started guide for more ideas:

answered Feb 8, 2022 by MultiChain