Off - SSL/TLS encryption modes
Setting your encryption mode to Off (not recommended) redirects any HTTPS request to plaintext HTTP.
accTitle: No SSL/TLS Encryption
accDescr: With an encryption mode of Off, your application does not encrypt traffic between the visitor and Cloudflare or between Cloudflare and your server.
A[Browser] <--Unencrypted--> B((Cloudflare))<--Unencrypted--> C[(Origin server)]
Cloudflare does not recommend setting your encryption mode to Off.
There is no required setup for this option.
When you set your encryption mode to Off, your application:
- Leaves your visitors and your application vulnerable to attacks.
- Will be marked as “not secure” by Chrome and other browsers, reducing visitor trust.
- Will be penalized in SEO rankings.