How can I use external DNS from a domain registered in cloudflare?

Hi!
I have a domain registered in Cloudflare, but I need to use another external DNS. How can I do it???

You are using Cloudflare as registrar or you just added the domain? In the former case you cant do it. In the latter you need a business plan and then you can use a CNAME setup.

https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/sections/360003835752-CNAME-Setup

Now Im using Cloudflare as register and DNS manager.
But I only want Cloudflare as register, and use other DNS.

Really I need to pay 200€ month for don’t use the Cloudflare service???
makes no sense…

And I can’t transfer the domain to other provider because we transfer the domain here and we have to wait 60 days… Is a trap…

All registrators let you change the DNS servers… I dont understand…

How did you get to this conclusion?

If you are using Cloudflare as registrar for your domain you cant specify another nameserver at this point. You will have to transfer out first.

Because if I want to use another DNS manager, you say that… I have to pay for do it…

And I can’t transfer the domain to other provider because we transfered the domain here and we have to wait 60 days… Is a trap…

All registrators let you change the DNS servers for custom if you need… I dont understand…

I did not say that. If your domain is using Cloudflare as registrar you cant do it at all.

If you have to use another nameserver your only option is to transfer out after 60 days.

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Ok… Like I said… The cloudflare as register is not good… You can’t do a basic think like change nameservers…

If I need to change now, I can’t… Is a trap… I can’t transfer and I can’t chage to another DNS manager…

Hi @soporte19,

Sorry if you are not happy about this. It is made very clear in the documentation, IMO that you can’t use external nameservers and it is not Cloudflare that made the 60 day rule.

I wouldn’t really call it a trap if you chose to transfer your domain.

Ok thanks for the reply…
No one has this limitation. (use only the own Nameservers…)

But ok, I wanted to move arround 60 domains for register, but I see is not the more logical decition to move here as register.

Thanks!

Cloudflare make it quite clear that they do!

That entirely depends on what you want to use. For me, it would be logical because I use Cloudflare’s DNS on all my domains.

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