Cloudflare Gateway and cloudflared

I still get “failed to connect to an HTTPS backend” errors periodically but they used to knock Cloudflared with Gateway off, now it’s resilient to them.

Not as resilient as I had hoped…just had a total failure.
Cloudflare Gateway via DoH care of Cloudflared + Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi is just not ready for prime time.

It’s not just us:

I did what was recommended on that thread on Github, switched to DNSCrypt-Proxy, and everything has been fine.

I’m experimenting with nextdns. Seems pretty cool. It also integrates directly with openwrt

I guess Cloudflare agrees with the above approach: