ACM certificate DNS validation - guidance



I have created a certificate for a domain registered under

Through I am following process.

To verify that I own the domain, I need to update DNS records in

Or is it "CNAME record" field for DNS Zone

Please clarify

asked 2 years ago424 views
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Accepted Answer

Hello Harsha,

Yes! we need to add the CNAME DNS record which is populated post creating the ACM certificate. Once this CNAME is added at the domain Hosted Zone, ACM will validate the same.

ex., Domain Name Record Name Record Type Record Value CNAME

Considering the above example, you need to add the record as below (Note to remove the tail domain name while adding, else it will add as double) and in the value

Regards, CK

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answered 2 years ago
  • Thanks Chethan

    I have noted the details

    That means these values need to be populated in not on DNS Zone on Lightsail.

    also in certificate I have created 2 entries. and

    So on GoDaddy , both entries need tp be populated

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