Creating a subdomain redirect but getting error

I’m new to this and am having an issue creating this subdomain redirect.

I have Synology NAS, and I want to forward a subdomain to the quick connect ID URL.

When I try to name a CNAME record, I get: DNS Validation Error (Code: 1004) Content for CNAME record is invalid.

The URL is more than just a simple domain name, so I’m guessing it doesn’t like /MYID after the URL.

Whats the easiest way to do this?


CNAMEs work at the DNS level, telling your browser to ask for a different domain instead. That’s why they can only contain domain names, not URLs.

To create an HTTP redirect, you could do something like this:

  1. Create a proxied A, AAAA or CNAME record at pointing to some web server you control (or set up a simple Cloudflare Pages site).
  2. Add a Page Rule to do the redirect: Understanding and configuring Cloudflare Page Rules (Page Rules Tutorial) · Cloudflare Support docs
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Oh thanks, new to this so wasn’t sure what I was doing wrong.

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Actually, I didn’t even need to make a DNS record or create Pages site.
I just went into the my domain admin panel > Rules > Page rules

Then I just created a simple redirect and it worked.

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