How to process SSL Validation at user end?


What is Domain Validation?

  • The Domain Validation is process which proves that you are owner of the domain.
  • There are multiple ways to process domain validation.
  1. email-based authentication:
  • It is most preferred method for accomplishing this and can be done in just minutes.
  • This can be process by sending the authentication email to one of five pre-approved email addresses associated with the website. The five pre-approved addresses are:

If you cannot satisfy the Domain Validation requirement via email, there are alternative methods as well.

2. File-Based Authentication:

  • This method will provide a text file that you will need to upload to the root directory of your website.
  • This will then be verified by the CA via HTTP or HTTPS.

3. CNAME-Based Authentication (Comodo Only):

  •  Comodo SSL provider will provide you with two unique hash values (these are MD5 and SHA1). You, in turn, must enter them in your CNAME DNS record.
  • You must use the following format: <MD5 hash> CNAME <SHA-1 hash>
  • Once this is complete, Comodo will check on it and use it to satisfy the Domain Validation requirement.