How to Configure a Hetzner Domains DNS Records for Cloudflare

This blog post describes how to correctly setup the Nameserver NS DNS records on for a domain registered with Hetzner for using it with Cloudflare

When setting the Nameserver records to cloudflare, this is not done using the regular DNS WebUI of hetzner. Instead, you have to do this directly where all the domains that are hosted with Hetzner are listed.

You can find the required settings at and NOT at

Select your domain and change the Nameserver settings there:


Hetzner Domain WebUI Nameservers before


Hetzner Domain WebUI Nameservers after

You can use this DNS verification tool to verify if your records are setup correctly with cloudflare.

You can completely delete the zone for your domain at