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Email configuration - DigitalOcean, CloudFlare, Postfix

I have a website (safirasaloes.com.br) hosted at DigitalOcean and DNS set at CloudFlare. I'm trying to receive e-mails at contato@safirasaloes.com.br with Postfix but I can't. The big problem here is ...
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SSL VirtualHost not using DocumentRoot

I'm trying to set up a self-signed SSL certificate between my own VPS and Cloudflare (next to Full SSL). I'm using the following VirtualHosts for this: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName ...
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Does CloudFlare make a site a greater potential DDOS target?

CloudFlare has gotten a lot of press recently as protecting businesses from DDOS attacks. But from looking at their twitter feed, it looks like they are targeted every day, and large segments of their ...
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Setting up SRV records for Minecraft With Cloudflare [migrated]

I cant seem to be able to setup SRV records for my minecraft server on cloudflare. I have all my name servers right. Ill show a screenshot of what im doing ...
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Does cloudflare know the decrypted content when using a https connection?

CloudFlare provides ssl support. However, if a visitor visits a website protected by CloudFlare, is CloudFlare able to know the plain data transfered during this visit? There are a few SSL options: ...
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Wordpress feed does not update after APC and Cloudflare

I am running a Wordpress site on a Ubuntu server. I installed APC and setup Cloudflare. After that I started having a strange problem with the feed. When I check the feed on the browser, I can see ...
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Nginx ip_hash behind proxy (Cloudflare)

We use nginx for our load balancing, and we need ip_hash to guarantee our server work fine. When we started using cloudflare, most our requests go for one server as it seems all of them are ...
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HaProxy + CloudFlare

I am trying to setup HaProxy with DDoS protection rules (rate limiting). However, I think HaProxy is now rate limiting CloudFlare IPs instead of Visitor/Real IPs. (note: my site itself is fine, ...
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Cloudflare doesn't cache as expected

I'm wondering why Cloulflare would not cache a certain static js file. Given the reuqest: curl -I http://www.testlifeinuk.com/dist/lifeinuk.js the headers returned like: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: ...
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HTTPS access to S3 bucket through Cloudflare

I'm trying to use Cloudflare to provide https access to an s3 bucket. I've setup the CNAME entry in Cloudfront with pointing to the bucket and I've verified I can access it via http but when I try and ...
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Set $REMOTE_ADDR to real client IP

I am hosting a WordPress site on Heroku with Nginx. DNS is behind CloudFlare. My WordPress plugins reports Heroku IPs instead of real client IPs. I have the following Nginx rules: location / { ...
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Redirect loop using cloudflare's Flexible ssl

I am trying to implement Flexible SSL provided by CloudFlare to my site. Here is my nginx config: # PHP-FPM upstream; change it accordingly to your local config! upstream php-fpm { server ...
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Infinite 301 redirect loop on some images with apache mod pagespeed

I just installed mod-pagespeed on my Ubuntu server and I have some images which are not visible when I activate mod-pagespeed. When I looked at these images in the Chrome developper tool I see a 301 ...
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Allowing outgoing connections to a particular IP with ufw

I have disabled outgoing connections as a whole with UFW seeing that I didn't want to take chances with my vBulletin forum exposing my server's IP address to attackers (I use CloudFlare). As I've ...
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Using cloudflare as the only load balancer

Say I have 3 vps nodes in linode to serve traffic on a single website. Linode themselves provides a node balancing solution: https://www.linode.com/nodebalancers But I use cloudflare and was ...
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High # of sockets in TIME-WAIT state, server unresponsive at load

Our app became unresponsive at high loads, with longer wait times. Process usage was abnormally low (~15% CPU utilisation per process, our app runs on 8 processes). Nginx error log output showed a ...
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Is it sensible to use both pagespeed and cloudflare?

We're using google's pagespeed service. From what I can gather it just draws the page from our webserver and runs it through the mod_pagespeed optimisation module. I'm wondering does it do any ...
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Site functionality diminished over VPN/company network

We currently experience a diminished with one of our customers at our main production site. All subpages and resources seem to be affected as well. The customer reports a completely broken ...
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How to make a domain receiving email behind cloudflare?

I have a web server hosting multiple domains (centos + postfix + dovcot), one of my domain its dns is hosted on cloudflare (ie. abcd.com), but when I use gmail to send email to a user@abcd.com, ...
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How to add reverse dns record on cloudflare [closed]

I need to set PTR record on my cloudflare account, because all outgoing mails are going to spam. I do not see ptr record in my cloudflare account. Can I use txt/srv record instead?
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How to debug nginx + php-fpm download failures?

Downloads fail after all data downloaded on nginx + php-fpm. I'm controlling downloads of zip files (roughly 100mb each) with a PHP script that streams the file directly to the client. I'm using ...
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How To go fully IPv6 with Cloud Flare, a web server with both ipv4 and ipv6?

I have setup an Nginx server in a machine which have both ipv4 and ipv6 addresses. Currently, its connected to CloudFlare and only use ipv4. I have 1 ipv4 address assigned to the web server. Now what ...
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How do I deny all requests not from cloudflare?

I've recently gotten denial of service attacks from multiple proxy ips, so I installed cloudflare to prevent this. Then I started noticing that they're bypassing cloudflare by connecting directly to ...
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Cloudflare secondary name server timeout

I recently switched over to Cloudflare and some people have problem sending mail. I've checked and double checked my DNS settings and they look right. However, I have found that querying the secondary ...
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Https url appended with port 80 using CloudFlare, Nginx, and Thin

I have a Nginx setup for my Thin server running a Ruby on Rails project. Nginx is currently the endpoint for my SSL. I recently had some issues with attacks on my webserver, so I decided to add ...
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Having trouble removing HTTP header “Cache-control”

I'm trying to get my assets cached using Cloudflare Cloudflare states here that "CloudFlare will not cache your site or static content if you have no-cache and private headers coming from your ...
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Customize log entry for AWS ELB for real user IP

I would like to change the logging format for AWS ELB, in order to log the real user IP. My current server setup contains multiple layers of proxies as followed: CloudFlare -> AWS ELB -> Nginx (EC2) ...
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exact same nginx + uwsgi settings, but after getting SSL for my domain, can't connect to flask

im using the exact same nginx + uwsgi settings, but after getting SSL for my domain, I cannot connect to the flask app. what could have gone wrong? There's nothing in the error.log, although the ...
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Slow loading PHP script makes Cloudflare block connections

I use php-fpm and nginx, I am running a slow script but it's blocking all Cloudflare connections, most likely it's a php-fpm issue but I can't find anything via Google. If I run the php script ...
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Amazon S3 appears to be blocking cloudflare IP addresses. How do I fix it?

I have static content that is being served by Cloudflare. Cloudflare points to Amazon S3 to pick up the static content and serves it via a CNAME (cdn.mydomain.com). The bucket is setup properly and ...
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Remove Port Access Using mod_rewrite or Something Else

Server Info: Apache VPS, WHM/cPanel, CentOS I am using a CDN/reverse proxy (Cloudflare) to obscure the true IP of my server. So I intend to access WHM/cPanel using the direct IP like this: ...
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Nginx & Cakephp & another subfolder and Cloudflare application

I'm using nginx 1.6 and CakePhp 2.x At www.example.com/fasdwqe I see missing controller from Cakephp. But on www.example.com I am getting 504 gateway timeout from Cloudflare. I want to run another ...
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How can I use Lighttpd's $HTTP[“remoteip”] together with Cloudflare?

I am using Clodflare DNS. I only want to allow certain IPs to access certain files. How can I set up my lighttpd.conf to properly detect the correct IP? I know how to do it for the access.log. Is it ...
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Configuring DNS for Cloudflare

I'm trying to configure the DNS for my CloudFlare in my cPanel my host provided me and this keeps happening! But, the thing is that my domain is already pointed to my CloudFlare and I waited 24 ...
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apache + varnish + cloudflare Log IP's

trying to log the real ip of the visitors to a site, with a server running apache, varnish and cloudflare. im currently logging the cloudflare server IP's from visitors, after altering the ...
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How do you protect your <appid>.appspot.com domain from DDOS attack?

If I want to use CloudFlare to help protect my GAE app via it's custom domain, I still am vulnerable to attacks directly on the .appspot.com domain. How do I mitigate that? I could force redirect ...
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Using namecheap dns with cloudflare

Since CloudFlare doesn't provide E-mail forwarding I need to leave my DNS management on Namecheap. What DNS records (A,CNAME,...) would I need to point to CloudFlare (and to where) to be able to ...
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Some emails don't arrive

Yesterday, somehow a DNS Zone File got removed from Cloudflare. So after re-editing the file everything seemed okay. Now there's the problem that some emails don't arrive in the inbox. Strange thing ...
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CloudFlare CDN and static site with root on Amazon S3

I've set up an S3 bucket to host my static site. Now I am trying to wrap CloudFlare around this, but I get the following warning when adding a CNAME entry for the root domain in CloudFlare's DNS ...
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How does Cloudflare know about my Subdomains?

I just signed up Cloudfare and they showed me a list of my subdomains by scanning my domain. How do they do this? What technology is used to scan all subdomains related to a root domain?
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How to add subdomains to cloudflare's network?

I signed up for cloudflare in order to speed up my website & protect it from attacks. But I'm unable to figure out how to add subdomains & sites installed at (directories) ...
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Blocking request with query string

I'm an under a DDoS attack though I have cloud flare.. I found out that the attacker is accessing the server using query strings "?a=randomnumber" I don't use query strings in my website so I need ...
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Hide my real ip with Cloudflare [closed]

I have a VPS and I want to hide IP with cloudflare. IP: 127.0.0.1 NS: ns1.domain.com So I created an account and change the nameservers but when I check with ping or whois service, it returns MY ...
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Website Times Out In The UK

My site is unavailable intermittently. Unfortunately the server suffered a melt down and my host had to restore me to another server from an antiquated backup. They sorted out the DNS to point to the ...
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MX lookup failed

This is a part of my dns-zone file: ;; MX Records mx.domain.de. 300 IN MX 1 direct.domain.de. ;; CNAME Records www.domain.de. 300 IN CNAME domain.de. mail.domain.de. 300 IN CNAME ...
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Why do DNS services propagate so much faster? [closed]

Say I want to point my domain blah.example.com from a server located at IP addres 1.2.3.4, to a different server located at IP address 5.6.7.8. This requires a DNS change. Why is it that when I log ...
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nginx and cloudlfare ip confusion?

I am using the below config in http block of my nginx.conf to get real ip while using Cloudflare acceleration service: ## Cloudflare settings to get Real IP's set_real_ip_from ...
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AWS subdomains issues

Hi guys! I've tried to create a couple of subdomains for my website. I created virtual hosts in the apache configuration and I added the records to the Amazon Route53. But now, it's working sometimes ...
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Issue varnish purge through CloudFlare to Varnish

I've been working on this for a while and can't seem to find any solution. I have varnish sitting in front of my nginx server, with CloudFlare sitting in front. When I issue a curl -X PURGE host ...
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Resolving CloudFlare DNS related mail delivery problems

I recently started using CloudFlare and am having a few teething problems. Our domain is netlanguages.com and while we have a lot of sub-domains listen, we are currently only trialling a few of the ...