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Cloudflare: Setting up a Custom Domain

In order to use a custom domain for tracking from the Cloudflare provider you need to, first of all, purchase it and then, secondly, configure it according to instructions below.

I. Configure a Custom Domain on Cloudflare Side

The following section described how to set up the redirection from your custom domain ("track.mydomain.com" in this example) to the Voluum Dedicated Domain. To do so, perform the following steps:

  1. Purchase your domain from https://www.cloudflare.com/ and sign in to your account.

  2. Click the cloudflare_dns_button.png button at the top of the screen.

  3. In the DNS Records card select the CNAME from the drop-down menu below the Search DNS Record field.

    add_cloudflare_domain1.png
  4. In the Name field provide your custom subdomain name, "track" in this example.

  5. Copy the Dedicated Domain address from Domains tab in Voluum and provide it in the Domain Name field.

    Caution

    Voluum Note: All domains assigned to your account you can find in the Domains tab in Voluum. If the Dedicated Domain is already available on your account, you need to point to the Dedicated Domain. Otherwise, you should provide a name of one of the Voluum legacy domains.

  6. Select the minimum time from the TTL (Time To Live, i.e. time to propagate all changes through the network) drop-down menu for faster DNS settings propagation.

  7. Click the cloudflare_traffic_on.png button and switch it to cloudflare_traffic_off.png to disable Cloudflare traffic acceleration.

  8. Click the cloudflare_add_record_button.png button.

  9. Your newly created CNAME record for the custom subdomain should point to the Voluum Dedicated Domain.

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