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Can I add 2 ip addresses to one A record in DNS?

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I need to add 2 ip addresses in DNS for 1 A record. Is this possible and if so, how do I do that?
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Hi,

that is possible.
If that is windows DNS, then simple open DNS --> right click on required DNS zone --> new A record --> enter ip address and hostname. Then repeat again for same hostname, but another ip address.

Take a look at picture.dns
Regards,
Ivan.
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No, you need to add more than one A record with a single address each. In the default DNS configuration that will lead to round-robin usage, alternating in sequence thru the A records. That is, two successive DNS queries should result in different sequences of IP addresses.
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Ok I added the same name but then gave it another IP address and it worked just fine
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