Proxy DNS records
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Since it affect so many other parts of Cloudflare, you should proxy your DNS records through Cloudflare. When you proxy specific DNS records through Cloudflare - specifically
What is DNS?
What are DNS records?
What is "proxying my DNS through Cloudflare"?
CNAME records — DNS queries for these will resolve to Cloudflare Anycast IPs instead of their original DNS target. This means that all requests intended for proxied hostnames will go to Cloudflare first and then be forwarded to your origin server.
When you proxy specific DNS records through Cloudflare - specifically