troubleshooting Question

DNS records, CNAMES and Weight

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Here is what I am trying to figure out...

Let's say I have to servers SERVER 1 and SERVER 2

I want to be able to access always SERVER1 when typing http://webserver BUT if the server goes down I would like to be able to access SERVER 2 typing http://webserver.

I can't use NLB since is not supported by the app. so I am trying to figure out other ways to do it. I though about CNAMES and DNS records weights.
I don't want the CNAME (http://webserver) to go to SERVER2 when SERVER1 is up and working. I would like people to go SERVER 2 when typing http://webserver when SERVER1 is down.

Any ideas?

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