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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Authentication/Orders Support: Domain Pre-Validation – Email Validation

Instructions for authorizing a domain using Email Validation: Before a Certificate Authority (CA) such as Digicert, Entrust, etc..  can issue a certificate, you must prove control over the domains and any SANs (Subject Alternative Names) on the order. We refer to this process as the Domain Control Validation (DCV) process, and it is the most common method of validation. How to Use Email as the DCV Method for a Domain? This will vary between the certificate authorities, but for the most part. The certificate authority will send an authorization email to the registered owners of the domains listed. They can also send the authorization email to the admin, administrator, webmaster, hostmaster, and postmaster accounts for each public domain. You must […]

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