CF Proxy IP addresses are all the same in all regions?


#1

We are finding out if CloudFlare is suitable for our CDN need while saving some money instead of only using CloudFront.
When we test the A records of newly created domain name (for testing) with several tools:

They all show 2 IP addreses for all regions.
Checking CloudFront domain name(s) returns different list of IP addresses for different regions.

Is this normal?
Or do we need one of the paid plan/feature to enable global acceleration?

We are also interest to learn more about CloudFlare’s performance in China.


#2

Those two IP addresses auto-route to the nearest data center by using Anycast.

Here’s a little tidbit regarding China:


#3

Thanks.

If we want better control of the DNS (not pointing NS to CloudFlare since DNS missing some feature)
Should we be following this article?


#4

You’re heading into Business Plan ($200/month) territory. It’s not something I’ve explored.