I am quite new to domains and all that stuff. How ever, I spend a couple of days trying to setup a webserver and Cloudflare that I will eventually use with NGINX to host all my home server instances.
How ever, I just purchased a domain, pointed my nameservers to Cloudflare.
Now I want to add A DNS Records in Cloudflare, but everytime I get the error: DNS Validation Error (Code: 1004) This record type cannot be proxied.
Now supposedly this is because I am using a home server to host my domain.
Because when I try to use the ip of my server, 192.xxx.xxx.xxx it gives me the error.
But when I try my workstation IP (PC) which starts with 94.xxx.xxx.xxx it does work.
If it helps any I am hosting a Ubuntu Virtual Machine trough Proxmox.
I set up the DNS Records without proxy in Cloudflare and confirmed that it works and my domain is accessible. How ever if i ping my website it will show my home IP, which is not what I want.
I’d appreciate any help to see what steps I can take to make this work.