we would love to point several domains to Cloudflare to enjoy the Premium DNS Service. After that, we want to point the domain from Cloudflare DNS to our Cloudways server and activate the Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise Addon.
We have several general questions about Cloudflare and hope somebody can help us!
1.) Is it possible to manage the DNS records at Cloudflare (NS records pointed to Cloudflare), even when the Cloudflare Domain Registrar .tld (.de) is not supported by Cloudflare? We have alot of “.de” domains (german).
2.) When we shift domains to Cloudflare, Cloudflare ask us several questions (Brotli activation//https rewrites). We plan to use the Cloudways Cloudflare Enterprise Addon and need to know if we need to turn off anything because the Cloudways Addon has it already? We think here is a potential for issues or conflicts - isnt it?
3.) Our way to go would be: Point .de domain (ns Server) to Cloudflare, deactivate any features like brotli etc., Point then the domain to Cloudways, activate cloudways Cloudflare enterprise addon. Is that the way to go?
4.) Are there any performance boosts we get, when we manage a domains DNS zone at Cloudflare with a payed plan?
Thank you for your answer. We really appreciate your help but the answers are more general tips and does not fit to our questions.
We need somebody from Cloudflare, to explain to us if we need to disable free plan included features like Brotli, when we opt-in to the Cloudflare Enterprise Addon from Cloudways. These infos are not given in any FaQ you provided. Cloudways suggested us to ask Cloudflare.
Would be cool when you read what we try to do. Can we provide you more info? Was something unclear or bad explaned by us?
Your Cloudflare DNS will work as if you had your domain’s DNS with any other service. proxying your hostname will not make any difference with regard to your account’s features. All your requests will go through Cloudways’ account.
As already stated:
^^^ This will make no difference. Whatever Cloudways wants your settings to be is what they will be.