Domain validation is the fastest issuance method available for both business and private clients (individuals) who do not have a company registered. No paperwork - as it requires no company or business documents for a validation process, even no callbacks. The validation process is very simple and easy; all you need is to respond to automatic system message called DCV (Domain Control Validation) that you will receive your email. That is it!
Make sure domain name privacy is open if you want to use WHOIS email for verification. Otherwise, standard emails will be allowed only.
Traditional DCV method
Traditional is an E-Mail-based DCV method. You will receive an email to an administrative contact for your domain. The email will contain a unique validation code and link. Clicking the link and entering the code will prove domain control.
Valid email addresses are the ones that our system can scrape from a port 43 Whois check; The following generic admin type email addresses @ the domain for which the certificate is being applied:
Alternative DCV methods (Comodo only)
- HTTP-based DCV. The CSR you submit to Comodo will be hashed, and we will create the unique validation text (.txt) file that you must upload to your FTP/Server.
- DNS CNAME-based. The CSR you submit to Comodo will be hashed. The hash values provided to you and must be entered as a DNS CNAME record for your domain