I have an A record that is pointing to my VPC or DigitalOcean Droplet. It isn’t redirecting and it comes up with the normal Cloudflare web server down error. How can I fix this?
Try setting that DNS record to DNS Only, then give it five minutes to propagate. Once that’s done, make sure the server is working properly with HTTPS.
I have a question, what does it mean to proxy and why is it affecting my A record?
Proxying is what Cloudflare does to protect and optimize your website.
Could I turn it back on after? If not, how can I protect it if it does that?
First thing’s first. Make sure your site works properly with HTTPS before using Cloudflare.
How could I do that?
Digital Ocean has tons of tutorials to help you get your server and site set up properly.
Alright Ill check that
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