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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