I want to use cloudflare server type

I want my server type to be cloudflare, i look on other websites on who.is and their server type is cloudflare and I want the same. I am using wordpress on ubuntu on aws with nginx. Also I want the nameservers to be all UPPERCASE like these examples.

:confused: what does that mean to you, exactly?

If you want to use Cloudflare for DNS & CDN, you will need to set Cloudflare as your DNS provider. Here are the steps:

  1. Sign up for Cloudflare and add your site to your account.
  2. You will then be provided with Cloudflare nameservers that you should replace at your current DNS provider . The nameservers given by Cloudflare will be something like joe.ns.cloudflare.com and jane.ns.cloudflare.com.
  3. Update the nameservers in your AWS account where your domain is registered.

Note that using Cloudflare simply means that the site’s traffic is being routed through Cloudflare’s network for performance and security benefits, it’s not indicative of where the site’s content is actually hosted/server where that content is hosted.

As for displaying nameservers in UPPERCASE, that’s just a matter of presentation and does not affect functionality. DNS is not case sensitive. However, it depends on the who.is tool how it displays them, and there isn’t a way to control this.

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my domain registrar is Godaddy, so I changed the Nameserver to cloudflare. but the server type is still nginx.

my website: who.is/whois/wewantfunding.co

curl -Ik https://wewantfunding.co
HTTP/2 200
date: Thu, 31 Aug 2023 20:28:58 GMT
content-type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
vary: Accept-Encoding
link: <https://wewantfunding.co/index.php?rest_route=/>; rel="https://api.w.org/"
x-xss-protection: 1; mode=block
x-content-type-options: nosniff
referrer-policy: no-referrer-when-downgrade
content-security-policy: default-src 'self' http: https: ws: wss: data: blob: 'unsafe-inline'; frame-ancestors 'self'; script-src 'self' 'unsafe-inline' 'unsafe-eval';
permissions-policy: interest-cohort=()
strict-transport-security: max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains
cf-cache-status: DYNAMIC
report-to: {"endpoints":[{"url":"https:\/\/a.nel.cloudflare.com\/report\/v3?s=lXdLlUQYR28j214J%2Fhk3OdZkdVLAK8GLkls9gNe1rgpvBzMHANL8PwSH1%2Fneudv4N6zN6K9wqDfm6Jh0eYzsbA0Hgi%2F4Avp%2BKPjcsE0yMZD5%2FpUWg8ZatdIFSP969Gx15739"}],"group":"cf-nel","max_age":604800}
nel: {"success_fraction":0,"report_to":"cf-nel","max_age":604800}
****server: cloudflare***
cf-ray: 7ff805e3fceb429a-EWR
alt-svc: h3=":443"; ma=86400

As you can see, the server is reported as Cloudflare. Not that it matters, determining the true origin server type is typically not difficult.

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i know it doesnt make a difference, but I want my nameservers to be all UPPERCASE instead of lowercase, how do I do this

how can you determine the true origin?

Pay for an Enterprise plan with an additional specific custom option for them to change the server returned to uppercase.

How do i check the true ip address of a website using cloudflare

Webservers have fingerprints. Researchers spend considerable time and effort writing tools to identify them based on the responses.

:person_shrugging: If one does it right, there isn’t a way. The available methods depend on plan type.

And still require not doing something silly like sending outbound email from the webserver.

But that’s not what I said was not typically difficult.

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