Denial of service


Is the first time i write in this community, my problem is this warning in the DNS Records
“An A, AAAA, CNAME, or MX record is pointed to your origin server exposing your origin IP address.” furthermore in the MX record an info like “this record is exposing the IP address of your origin server, exposing it to a denial of service”

Despite this I send and receive emails normally and I have no problems accessing my webmail. I also contacted my host who told me that he does not detect any problems on the server.

These are the records:
MX NAME VALUE mail handlend by
A NAME mail VALUE points my server ip

How can i resolve the warning?


Normally, email and websites aren’t hosted on the same server. Cloudflare can protect your web server, but not your email server.

Because you have both on the same server, people can use that IP address to bypass Cloudflare and get to your web server.

It’s probably not a problem, but it’s not an ideal setup. Your site and email will function properly, but it does leave you more open to attack.


So if this is the problem a can’t solve the warning?


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