Set up a partial (CNAME) zone

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I have hostzone on AWS rout53. I have added my domain to Cloudflare (Business Plan) as i want to use the option for a partial zone and not to change my name server on Rout53. I have followed the instructions and got my domain active by placing a verification TxT in rout53. Now i wanted to subdomain to be proxied by Cloudflare. As instructed i have deleted the existing record for that subdomain from rout53 and replaced it with a CNAME as the following In Cloudflare i have added CNAME healthchecks value @. Im getting error 1016. Can someone help please?

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What steps have you taken to resolve the issue?

  1. change CNAME
  2. check SSL
  3. Check Rout53 setup

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