Before DigiCert can issue your certificate, you must prove that you have control over the domains and any Subject Alternative Names (SANs) on your order. We refer to this process as the Domain Control Validation (DCV) process.
Acceptable Domain Approval Methods:
|Phone DCV|| This method can only be used if the WHOIS information for the domain is NOT privacy-protected.
Both of these steps need to be completed:
This method is acceptable if DigiCert sends an authorization email to the registered owners of the public domain and receives a confirming response.
ONLY the following email addresses are acceptable to use for email DCV:
|File Authentication||This method is acceptable if you are able to make a file containing a random value available at a specific URL for the pending domain:
This method is acceptable if you are able to modify the domain's DNS Record to include a TXT record:
|DNS TXT Email||
This method is acceptable if you are able to modify the domain's DNS Record to include an email address:
This method is acceptable if you are able to modify the DNS Record to include a CNAME record:
Note: This option is only available in CertCentral accounts.