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how edge handle a domain with multiplied IP address ?

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hello dear

here is my senario: 
a web site with www.test.com domain have multiple A record that reference to multiple web server
A record 1.1.1.1
A record 2.2.2.2
A record 3.3.3.3
a DNS serve give all 3 record to client without any modifing. what happen if server 1.1.1.1 goes down ?
does edge have any mechanism that automatically retry Second or third DNS record ?
thanks soheil
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best response confirmed by soheil-Amiri (Contributor)
Solution
Hi,
short answer is yes,
for longer explanation take a look at this post:
https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/10927/using-multiple-a-records-for-my-domain-do-web-b...

almost all popular websites use it for load balancing or failover.