Cloudflare DNS
  • 24 Mar 2022
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Cloudflare DNS

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Cloudflare DNS runs one of the largest DNS networks in the world.

The Cloudflare DNS adapter connection requires the following values:

  1. Cloudflare Domain - Keep as ''.

  2. User Email - Email address associated with your Cloudflare account. For more details, see Cloudflare API documentation.

  3. API Key / API Token - Specify your account API key or an API token you have created.

    1. API Key - Provides full permissions. API key generated on the Cloudflare account under "My Account" page.
    2. API Token - Provides custom permissions, which you can configure. To create a token, open your Cloudflare account -> Get your API Key -> API Tokens -> Create Token. Then create the a token with the details below. Once completed, obtain the generated API Token.
  4. Verify SSL - Choose whether to verify the SSL certificate of the server.

  5. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - Connect the adapter to a proxy instead of directly connecting it to the domain.


Advanced Settings


Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters

Parse CNAME records as devices *(required, default: False) - Select whether to fetch each CNAME record as a separate device.



To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.

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