Recursive Queries for domain



We just changed our NS records to Cloudflare on Friday and now see a warning about recursive queries for the domain.
if we check at, we get the following
Recursive Queries I could use the nameservers listed below to performe recursive queries. It may be that I am wrong but the chances of that are low. You should not have nameservers that allow recursive queries as this will allow almost anyone to use your nameservers and can cause problems. Problem record(s) are:

Is this normal?

Steven Reid
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Recursive Queries on and
DNS error on intodns

It’s normal in that their tool doesn’t accurately report on the availability of recursion using Cloudflare nameservers. :neutral_face:

I’m not sure how they are testing but here’s another test which shows the opposite (not that I know how they tested either, but this one is correct):

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Hi @Steven_Reid,

The results provided by intodns are not accurate regarding recursive. Cloudflare IPs do not provide recursive DNS. We’ve let the site operator know.

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DNS error on intodns

Just a point of interest that that site is still reporting inaccurately.

Bud Manz