TXT DCV methodTXT record validation requires the creation of a TXT record in the hostname’s authoritative DNS.
Specify DCV method
View DCV values
Once you specify your chosen validation method, you can access the validation values by:
- Going to SSL/TLS > Edge Certificates in the dashboard and clicking a certificate.
- Getting certificate details , and finding the
Once you locate your certificate, find the following values:
- Dashboard: Certificate validation TXT name and Certificate validation TXT value
Update DNS records
At your authoritative DNS provider, create a TXT record named the
txt_name and containing the
txt_value. Once this TXT record is in place, validation and certificate issuance will automatically complete.
Renew DCV tokens
However, some certificates — for example, if you are using wildcard certificates or certificates with multiple SANs or your hostname is not proxied — are not eligible for HTTP validation.
If your certificate is not eligible for HTTP validation, you will need to repeat the DCV process with your chosen method.