how to create A record with weight

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  1. desquestions

    desquestions Guest

    Hello
    it's possible to create A record associate with a weight like MX record.

    something like
    A mywebsite 10.10.10.10
    A mywebsite 20.20.20.20
    I need mywebsite with 20.20.20.20 respond user request only 10.10.10.01
    is down.

    Thanks
     
    desquestions, Jun 16, 2008
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  2. Read inline please.

    In
    DNS A records do not support weight only MX and SRV records support weight
    or Priority, at this time, web browsers will not query for SRV records.


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  3. What you need is a DNS Failover service such as -

    http://www.dnsmadeeasy.com/s0306/prod/dnsfosm.html

    There are others if you search.

    Regards,

    Len Agoado
     
    Leonard Agoado, Jun 17, 2008
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  4. This isn't a job for DNS.

    If you have two identical Websites for redundancy,...then you should be
    using Windows Network Load Balancing (NLB) to "cluster" the two servers
    together. This will othen mean you will have to redesign the way the
    website "maintains state" since some of the common methods don't work in an
    NLB situation.

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    Phillip Windell, Jun 17, 2008
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