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DNS Record

Hi There,

I have some web application that I developed and I published the app on one of my internal IIS server.

What I'm trying to do now is to publish the the application on another IIS server and fail-over between two IIS server.

There is any solution by DNS level?  I was trying cnam which give me option to direct to just one server.

thanks ,
Moti Mashiah
Moti Mashiah
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Rich WeisslerProfessional Troublemaker^h^h^h^h^hshooterCommented:
At the DNS level, there isn't an automated way to do it.  Normally, you could have multiple entries for a name... but it'd use round robin, not at all the failover solution.
Normally, I'd see IIS servers setup behind a Windows Network Load Balancer.
Theoretically, if you really wanted to do it with DNS, you could set the TTL to be very short on this record.  Then write a script to check whether the application is still available, and if it isn't... update the DNS record to point the name to the server you're failing over to.
Moti Mashiah.NET DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I went with the load balancing solution.
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