How do I upload a DNS zone file?

Before you begin, you should ensure that the DNS zone file you have is in a BIND-compatible file format. A brief overview of what this looks like can be found here: How To Format A Zone File.

Once this is in the right format, proceed with the following:

  1. Log into your Cloudflare Account. 
  2. From the drop-down menu on the top left, select your domain.
  3.  Select the DNS settings tab.
  4. At the bottom of the record list, click "Advanced"
  5. Under "Upload a DNS zone file" click the green "Upload" button:


If you have any issues with uploading your zone file, please write to us at [email protected], and we'll be happy to take a look for you.

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