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DNS Flooding? Entire Domain was down after fixing a Cloudflare typo in our name servers. Why did this happen? [closed]

TL;DR: We just had a massive outage that lasted for 2 days. Our critical systems are routed through our domains (Email, VPN and website, AFAIK) We have been making updates to our registrar's NS ...
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Cloudflare firewall rule blocks bot traffic only partially

We’ve got some trouble with bot traffic (likely scraping) on a website that’s hosted on a fairly small server. The bot requests a large set of changing pages in irregular intervals in the order of ~...
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How can I enable "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page Download Time(sec)" in my Google Analytics?

I just read an article on Cloudflare. https://community.cloudflare.com/t/testing-argo-performance/3304 There is screenshot and two metrics are "Avg Page Load Time (sec)" and "Avg Page ...
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Cloudflare plus Nginx plus Tomcat - is Nginx redundant?

With my past project, I have Nginx serving static files as well as being a reverse proxy for Tomcat (backend written in Java). There was no Cloudflare or other CDN. With my current project, I have ...
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DNS changes on cloudflare to verify domain for SSL not reflecting

I am using the free version of Cloudflare for my website and I made DNS changes by adding a CNAME record to verify my domain for Ahrefs. Changes were done 2 hours ago, but they are not propagating on ...
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Combine Amazon Cloudfront with Cloudflare?

Has anyone tried to combine Amazon Cloudfront with Cloudflare, as below: In Cloudflare, add example.com to Cloudflare and update the DNS to proxy the website. In Amazon, add a Cloudfront distribution ...
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WHM upload CA root certificate to validate Cloudflare certificates

I'm using Cloudflare's self-signed certificates to encrypt traffic between Cloudflare and my origin web server. A problem that cPanel shows a No Valid Certificate for the domain and the error ...
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Create Subdomain on BigRock with Godaddy hosting

I have a domain on BigRock and hosting on GoDaddy. I am also using CloudFlare in between. Now I need to add a subdomain on BigRock which should also point to a subdomain on GoDaddy. I have created a ...
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CDN or Cloudflare for a site with over 1.2TB of images a month [duplicate]

We have a travel marketplace site where we have over 70GB of images that are then served each month over 1.2TB. We currently use Cloudflare, and they can cache about 30% of the requests. We use next....
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For a website behind a CDN, does it make sense to combine JavaScript into one file and host it on my server?

Currently, my website loads JavaScript libraries from several CDN providers (cloudflare, unpckg, etc.) and it is working through a CDN (cloudflare). Does it make sense to combine all third-party ...
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Can I use Cloudflare to remove GPS location data from the EXIF metadata of images?

I'm running a website where users can upload photos. A lot of users don't realise that photos contain metadata like GPS location data. I would like to strip out the GPS location EXIF metadata from any ...
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litespeed cache works but after some time site gets to redirect into redirect loop

I have a WP one page website on which i enabled light speed cache plugin which improved site performance but on the other side side goes into redirect loop which crashes the site. I was not able to ...
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Hide site from google search if visitors country is not Ukraine

I want to hide site from another countries but not Ukraine. It has to be hidden in google search. I heard that it could be done with Cloudflare but I don't know how to do this.
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Is this possible to set up in the dns register other than the web hosting? [closed]

My domain is hosted in a domain name registry cloudflare and the website is hosted in the shopify. We have QR code tagged with each product selling in the shopify. If a customer scan it it will go to ...
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How can multiple subdomain be redirected to only one specific subdomain using CloudFlare?

How can i redirect multiple subdomain to one specific subdomain using CloudFlare page rule. Note: redirect without changing the URL path (only sub domain change) For example: sub1.site.example/...
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Cloudflare Pending validation error due to VirusTotal

My domain (quảcầu.cc/xn--qucu-hr5aza.cc) couldn't receive certification due to an error: When I checked with VirusTotal, only one security vendor flagged this URL as malicious. The rest flagged it ...
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Cloudflare free version asked to update name server again after 1 month for one of the domains [closed]

I have moved one of my website to use Free cloudflare CDN so i changed my Name servers on my registrar to point to cloudflare Name server When setting up i was asked to change name server to ...
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Order of operations for CloudFlare and WordFence

A friend's website is connected to CloudFlare, through the domain name at least, and has WordFence installed. It was my understanding that CloudFlare has security that would block attackers, but ...
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How to whitelist a client by user-agent (or other HTTP header) in Cloudflare?

I am in a partnership with the operator of some website, which we'll call example.com. Part this partnership involves using a third-party scraping service to crawl and process the contents of example....
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Website performance gone down after cloudflare cdn activated

I wanted to checkout Cloudflare CDN free version for old website and activate CDN for it and noticed that website performance was hit after activating CDN. What could be reason as I am new to ...
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Can you hide a server IP address using Cloudflare?

I am in the UK and looking for a new server for my websites. Pricing in the UK is really expensive but I stuck with the UK as that is where my main audience is. I noticed that with providers like ...
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Can Cloudflare workers be used for heavy traffic?

I tried to find the details about traffic limit on Cloudflare workers, the only limit I found is by the number of requests. Can I use it to provide extremely heavy traffic 10, 20, 30, 50, 100, or 1000 ...
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How come, when utilizing a CDN, some hosting providers require to point nameservers to those of the CDN and some don't?

When I had an IaaS modeled hosting environment I wanted to utilize a CDN (CloudFlare) and I was required by the hosting company staff to point the name servers in my domain registrar to those of ...
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Cloudflare returns SSL 525 error for the domain apex with domain hosted by Blogger even using flexible SSL to the origin

When I try to access my blogger using https://example.com I get a 525 error, but when I use https://www.example.com it works fine. I have changed the SSL/TLS encryption to flexible in Cloudflare but ...
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How do I install a wildcard SSL certificate on WHM using Let's Encrypt plugin and Cloudflare DNS?

I am using cPanel 92 on CentOS 7 and my domain.com's DNS zone is running on Cloudflare (free Cloudflare tier) and I'm having trouble getting my subdomains (of a subdomain) running over HTTPS. Security ...
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How to add multiple properties to Cloudflare Web Analytics?

I start using Cloudflare Web Analytics and I would like to add multiple properties in order to have analytics on multiple website but I couldn't find how. Is there any limitation, or is that reserved ...
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Should I worry about exposing my server's IP address?

I currently use Cloudflare for DNS, and they advertise that they will hide the IP address of my server if I proxy through them. Should I worry about this since the IP points to a dedicated server (not ...
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Prevent attackers from seeing the real IP address behind a Cloudflare proxy

How do I prevent attackers from discovering my real hosting IP (where I'm hosting my website) that is hidden behind CloudFlare Proxy?
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Huge number of requests for recently online website

I recently put a new website online on a .com domain. It is not advertised, and the number of "real" users is basically zero. It is secured via cloudflare. Since linked with the .com domain, ...
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Why does Cloudflare seem to be caching 522 responses for resources?

I have a number of different websites hosted in cpanel and proxied through Cloudflare. The symptoms I'm getting are as follows: One of my hosted customers will contact me to say something isn't ...
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Configuring SMTP through Cloudflare

My domain registrar is Cloudflare and my site is hosted through A2 Hosting. My problem is that my email worked fine when A2 Hosting was my domain registrar and web host. Now, neither Thunderbird or ...
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Cloudflare is blocking Bingbot

When I check BingWebmaster and use "Fetch as BingBot" then Bing is able to crawl that particular URL of my site. However, when I use SiteScan tool, then I am getting 4xx error. (SiteScan ...
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Cloudflare returns 200 when server returns 404

When I make a request to my site that is proxied through Cloudflare, if I am requesting a resource that doesn't exist (such as /foo), my server returns a 404 (I see my 404 page and testing without ...
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When my origin serves a "304 Not Modified", Cloudflare sends "200 OK" and makes the user download the page again

I'm using Cloudflare to cache certain APIs. I'm setting the below headers in my Origin server: Cache-Control: public, must-revalidate, max-age=300 Basically, I'm instructing the browser here to cache ...
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Is it possible to Not add my subdomain on cloudflare even if my domain is on there?

We have a domain example.com on AWS Route 53, that is our authoritative DNS. We also use Cloudflare for security, so our domain goes through Cloudflare. I've found that whenever we create any ...
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How does Cloudflare do HTTPS for my site when I haven't provided them with an ssl certificate?

I setup cloudflare today. It only asked me to add its nameservers to my domain. After doing that I'm able to access my site at my domain name but it's now cloudflare's IP. This is all good and as ...
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Porting my website from managed hosting to Scaleway VPS

I have decided to port my website from managed hosting to VPS as I need access to full functionality of linux to install different packages (I want to publish versions of my website developed with ...
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Wait time with cloudflare over 2 seconds using siteground and wordpress

I have been working on my first wordpress website trying to move away from Wix. I am using siteground with cloudflare and have turned on all the settings (caching, cloudflare, image optimization etc.) ...
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Cloudflare giving JavaScript challanges / captcha on javascript files?

I'm trying to set up Cloudflare properly for my site. Most things seem to work properly, but when I tried to load the page in Tor, I ran into a problem. The HTML loaded properly, but when Tor tried to ...
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Migration from Jetpack Image CDN to Cloudflare

Like most of the Wordpress site owners, I have been using Jetpack's Image CDN for delivering images across the world on my site. Lately, I came across this article stating that there is no harm in ...
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Geo specific content and CDN caching [closed]

Our Wordpress website has a list of products which is generated on the server side. Depending on user ip (country) the list gets populated with different items. Some products are meant to be displayed ...
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Increase of Googlebot response time after CDN implementation

Problem: We have a site hosted in Germany that is suffixed with ".de". Recently, we implemented a CDN with Cloudflare. Shortly after our Googlebot response times increased from 60-100ms to 400-500ms. ...
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Should I point my domain to Cloudflare? [closed]

I have a couple of simple websites and my setup has always been like this: Point my domain's registrar to my web hosting (via name servers) Point my web hosting to my email provider (via DNS records) ...
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403 Forbidden error for Wordpress login after whitelisting Cloudflare IPs in htaccess

I’m using Cloudflare nameservers and tried to whitelist Cloudflare IPs through htaccess file, but it results in a 403 Forbidden error for my Wordpress login. Here are the directives I used in ...
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how to disable Cloudflare SSL for only one page in a website?

I want to avoid Cloudflare SSL from only one page of a website. I am using flexible SSL and I cant change it other. Is there any solution for this?
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CDN cached PHP page vs HTML one - Loading speed

Is there any difference at all in terms of loading speed if we have a fully cached PHP generated site (by for example, using CloudFlare rules "Cache everything") and a HTML page? Cloudflare allows ...
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Troubleshooting Cloudflare 301 Redirects

My client has a URL they want to entirely redirect to another site (301 redirect). This domain is purchased and managed through GoDaddy (unfortunately). After setting up the redirect, I was getting ...
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CloudFlare switching between non-fully-qualified and fully-qualified domain names; is this normal?

Over the past day or so, I've started seeing CloudFlare randomly oscillating its DNS responses between the FQDNs and non-FQDNs for my domain, as follows: "Question": [ { "name": "...
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Can I use a third-party service to provide DNS for my site?

I'm setting up a new site, and my host uses a Cpanel alternative that only allows me to add A and CNAME records. I need to add TXT records as well, for SPF settings and such. I know I can do this ...
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Cloudflare + Forced SSL + auth on directory

I hope I'm asking in the right area. Here's what I have. Apache 2.4.18 on Ubuntu 16.04 server. I have my main website in a vhost, call it domain.com. This is proxied through CloudFlare. I also ...

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