Create the record in Cloudflare DNS.
This plugin is offered as a separate download, which can be downloaded from the
releases page on GitHub has to
be unpacked into the folder where you also unpacked
wacs.exe to able to use them.
Note that after unpacking you will have to unblock all new .dll files for .NET to
trust them. You can do that from the Windows File Explorer by using the right
mouse button and then checking the
Unblock box on the General tab.
To verify that the plugin is properly installed you can start the main executable
--verbose and it will print information about found and loaded plugins at
start up. When the plugin is loaded, it manifests itself as extra menu choices and
command line parameters being made availalbe.
This plugin requires to you use the
pluggable release of the main executable. It
will not work on the smaller
This assumes you already have your DNS managed in Cloudflare; if not, you’ll need to set that up first. If you are using the Cloudflare DNS option for validation, you’ll need to obtain a Cloudflare API Token (not Key) that is allowed to read and write the DNS records of the zone your domain belongs to.
--validationmode dns-01 --validation cloudflare --cloudflareapitoken ***