Remove Cloudflare DNS records?

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As I read posts on the forum, it is possible to find read IP from Cloudflare IP or domain IP (hosted by Cloudflare) by online tools and those tools could find your real IP by ping command to records that cloudflare didn't host them. When someone found your real IP from Cloudflare, they can DDOS it.
My question is should I remove Cloudflare DNS records (DNS only records) in my Cloudflare account at Manage your Domain Name System (DNS) settings?

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I mean I should remove ftp, mail, pop, smtp, mx, txt records from image above to increase security for my IP?

Please advise me.
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I mean I should remove ftp, mail, pop, smtp, mx, txt records from image above to increase security for my IP?

Please advise me.
Thanks
Max
If you plan on using FTP, mail, POP, and SMTP services - don't.
MX records are for mail. TXT records are for SPF and what-not.

It's possible to find a CloudFlare IP - it isn't exactly hard. Is there any particular reason why you think you will get DDOS'd?
 

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If you plan on using FTP, mail, POP, and SMTP services - don't.
MX records are for mail. TXT records are for SPF and what-not.
You mean if I remove records as in the image above, my FTP, mail, POP, and SMTP will not work any more?

It's possible to find a CloudFlare IP - it isn't exactly hard. Is there any particular reason why you think you will get DDOS'd?
I got high load server sometime and it happened abnormally. I think they came from attacks and made my sites could not load in that time.
 

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With one of my WordPress blogs I to have attempts from different kinds attacks including ddos. I have block that IP's form where attacks come from in case they come trough mod_security.
And if you remove FTP and Mail servers addresses from ClouFlare they want work 'cause CF is your DNS now and he route requests from internet, that is a reason you find all that records on CF config page.
Is that helps you.
 
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