I’m having issues setting up my Notion page through Fruition. The website works through a VPN and 4g connection but won’t work over wifi.
I believe the problem is in the DNS configuration but I have just learned about them so can’t fully understand.
This is my current situation:
Cloudflare won’t proxy the DNS Type A as the following error happens: DNS Validation Error (Code: 1004) This record type cannot be proxied.
This is the guide I’m following:
Thank you in advance!
I am afraid this shouldn’t work while having an
A pointed to
188.8.131.52, as far as the error says it all:
You should point it to your hosting / server IP address instead where your content is hosted.
Try the suggestions in this Community Tip to help you fix Error 1004: Origin DNS error.
Error 1004 indicates that Cloudflare is unable to send requests to your server because its origin IP cannot be resolved through DNS. When this happens, in your browser window you’ll see “Error 1004: Host Not Configured to Serve Web Traffic” or “Error 1004: DNS is still propagating”. This is a different error than “DNS validation error 1004” that may appear on the Cloudflare dashboard if yo…
In case you want to use some redirects from www to non-www or vice versa, you could use
Kindly, do not apply the instructions from the step 8. which says
Select Flexible SSL/TLS encryption mode as far as it’s not recommended, neither secure, and there have been issues with it about which you can find out more on below article:
The connection between your visitor and Cloudflare is secured, but the connection between Cloudflare and your server is not. You will not need a certificate on your server for this mode. This option is NOT RECOMMENDED.
Flexible makes your site only partially secure - it encrypts the connection between the visitor and Cloudflare - this means they see the
in their browser and the site leaves the impression to be secure! However the connection between Cloudflare and your origin se…
Have a look here for more information regarding correct SSL settings:
Unencrypted & unverified connections
Imagine you open Paypal and suddenly get that warning
Would you continue? Probably not. For decades leaders in IT security have advocated that people upgrade their sites from unencrypted HTTP to secure HTTPS. And for a reason, everything you send via an HTTP connection is sent in plain text and can be intercepted at any point between you and the server.
Equally, you’d probably not proceed if you got such a warning, right?
That’s when th…
Thank you very much for the fast and kind answer!
I’ll have a look at everything you’ve pointed me to right away. However, could you suggest where I may find my “your hosting / server IP”? I’m not familiar with this and am not sure about where exactly to look for it.
Thank you in advance!
Never mind, I found it on the Network settings on a Mac and changed the A accordingly.
Now the site seems to work fine!
Thank you again!
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