China Authoritative DNS
Cloudflare is able to deploy DNS service in mainland China to improve the Time to First Byte (TTFB) performance. With this deployment, the DNS query will be resolved in mainland China instead of global DNS servers.
When to use
Before you enable China Authoritative DNS, you should confirm that over 90% of the traffic is coming from China. After you enable China Authoritative DNS, all the global DNS requests will be routed to Cloudflare’s servers in China.
- Ensure that your domain is using a . Cloudflare needs to be your authoritative DNS provider to enable China DNS.
- Update your domain registrar with the assigned in-China nameservers. These nameservers are displayed in the Cloudflare dashboard.
- Test your configuration by checking if the domain resolves correctly.
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