FastMail custom domain with Cloudflare DNS

13 Oct '18

Setting up FastMail with a custom domain is easy. However, there is one pitfall when using CloudFlare:

Some services require additional CNAME records for DKIM verification. CNAME DKIM records should be gray clouded; otherwise, the record value won’t be available and verification will fail.

CloudFlare Support

So it’s important to “click the cloud next to each record” to turn CloudFlare off (grey icon):

A screenshot showing grey clouded CNAME DKIM records

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