Why was my domain deleted from Cloudflare when my nameservers were correct?

My domain (vanconversion.academy) was deleted from my Cloudflare account while my nameservers were still pointing to the correct spot. In the Audit Log, it states the deletion came from: User IP Address:

To my knowledge, this is a Cloudflare IP address. Why would this happen?

I have re-added my domain and got everything working again, but I would like to prevent this from happening again (especially during a launch week, like it did today!)

Thank you for any advice you have. I’m still pretty new to this stuff.


I am afraid it is my localhost IP address too written in /etc/hosts or C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts.

Do you have your A www and A vanconversion.academy DNS records pointed to an IP address of your hosting provider at Cloudflare dashboard for your domain?

Below article can help you to identify and add or edit DNS records:


Have you tried writing a ticket and contacting Cloudflare support due to your account and/or domain issue?

You can’t use cloudflare records for DNS, choose another IP

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