Multiple values in a CNAME

I’m building a forum under This forum also needs a mail solution for transactional emails (confirmation emails, password resets, etc). I’m using ZeptoMail for this.

I want the email address used by ZeptoMail to be something like [email protected]

I have an A record with the ‘forum’ name and the IP of my VPS as the target.
However, the mail solution tells me that I need to create a CNAME record with ‘forum’ name and the url address of their service (

How can I make this work?

Welcome to the Cloudflare Community. :logodrop:

You cannot have any other records present at the same label as a CNAME. You will need to use a different hostname for your transactional email service CNAME.

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