How do I use a custom domain with Digital Ocean spaces while still using Cloudflare for DNS management?

  • Posted January 7, 2020
  • CDN

Hey all, I’d like to add a custom domain to my Digital Ocean space while still using Cloudflare for DNS management, and more importantly, DDOS protection.

How would I go about doing this? I see that there’s an upload your own cert option but I’m unsure as to how to acquire one (as I don’t have access to the space’s command line).


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Hello, @the1sword

If you want to manage your DNS settings from Cloudflare you just need to set the CNAME record from your CloudFlare DNS Control Panel and you’re good to go.

Securing your Space is flexible and easy. You can now upload a certificate for your own subdomain or use a free Let’s Encrypt cert that is simple to provision in just a few clicks, right from the Control Panel.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Regards, Alex