Resolve Cloudflare warning about exposed IP

When setting-up DNS entries for a website on Cloudflare, the website displays the following warning when adding an MX record:

The fix is to not use Cloudflare’s server for the A record that the MX record references:

Warning message presented by Cloudflare:

This record is exposing your origin server’s IP address, potentially exposing it to denial of service.

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