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DNS record question

I have two A records in my DNS

srvfile01 192.168.50.10
srvfile02  192.168.50.20

I want to have record called fileserver pointing to srvfile01 and srvfile02.
How can I achieve this please advice
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Alex Green3rd Line Server SupportCommented:
Well,

You'd need to either cluster the two file servers (too much hassle) or set up DFS and then use a virtual IP and then have that as Fileserver (best option)

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc732863%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

Regards

Alex
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
You can create two A records with the same name and use 1 of the IP-addresses from the fileservers each.

e.g:

A-record 1 is fileserver.domain.local with ip 192.168.50.10
A-record 2 is fileserver.domain.local with ip 192.168.50.20

But that will give some strange results on your network... Are you sure you're not looking for a solution like NLB? http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc725946.aspx
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Alex Green3rd Line Server SupportCommented:
That won't work at all, if he tried to map a network drive it'll be incorrect if it ends up at the wrong IP address because the share wouldn't be there.

And NLB wouldn't work either, since network load balancing would mean he'd have to have the same files\shares available on each server and then it would balance out the traffic over each server... Unless he went with a full blown file server cluster or a DFS namespace it's not really feasible.
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
That won't work at all, if he tried to map a network drive it'll be incorrect if it ends up at the wrong IP address because the share wouldn't be there.

I know this, hence my mention of the strange results ... Relax... I'm just poking the OP for more information.
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