The DNS Tab

This is a Dashboard Tutorial, you can view them all here.

This tutorial covers the most common settings in the DNS tab of the Cloudflare Dashboard.

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DNS Records


The DNS records section is where you can view, add and edit the DNS records for your site. You can also see which records are set to :grey: and :orange:.

There are related tutorials available on: Adding DNS Records, Editing DNS Records and Enabling the 'Orange Cloud' :orange:


Cloudflare Nameservers


This is where you can view your assigned nameservers from Cloudflare, this is where your domain’s nameservers should be set to with your registrar.


Custom Nameservers
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This feature is available on Business or Enterprise plans, you can read more about it here:


DNSSEC
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You can read more about DNSSEC here:



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