troubleshooting Question

Pinging DNS gives multiple IP addresses

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The above location is a Microsoft Network Load Balancing Cluster and has a Cluster IP address of and DNS of (IP and hostname not the real ones)
The cluster contains 2 servers test1 ( and test2 (

When you ping the DNS name we receive ping responses from other IP addresses (e.g. and 78 etc).
What is the reason behind this?
Martyn Spencer
Software Developer / Linux System Administrator

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