Authentication/Orders Support: Domain Pre-Validation – Domain Control Validation via Website Control

Instructions for authorizing a domain using a File on your website: This validation method requires you demonstrate control over the website content for the domain by making a file available at the file location—provided by your support representative. You must then add the random value verification token—provided by your support representative—to the web page in the exact location specified. When a CA does a search for the specified URL on that domain, they can look for and confirm the presence of our verification token. How to Use Your Website to Validate Your Control of Your Domain. Use this instruction if you need us to validate a domain by proving you are in control of your website content Your Authentication support […]

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Authentication/Orders Support: Domain Pre-Validation – DNS TXT Validation

Instructions for authorizing a domain using DNS TXT as the DCV method This validation method requires you to create a unique TXT record for the domain. In this TXT record, you add the random value verification token for the domain—provided by your Support representative. When the Support representative does a search for TXT records associated with the domain, they can find a record where the record’s value includes the verification token (random value). How to Use DNS TXT as the DCV Method for a Domain? Use this instruction if you need us to validate a domain using the DNS TXT DCV method. Your Authentication support representative will provide you with the following items: A DNS TXT Entry (base domain or […]

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