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Error Code

Error 002

Sample Error

Failed to create certificate with target Stand ALone for host : contoso.com for challenge : DNS. Could not validate contoso.com with challenge dns-01 for domain contoso.com, status reported : invalid. Incorrect TXT record “MMLJBtXCI62Lua06DJYZnZ1fvr5It7E28XelH8BKRdo” found at _acme-challenge.contoso.com

Target

  • Stand Alone Certificates
  • Stand ALone SAN Certificates

Causes for the Error

  • A DNS TXT record was incorrectly added in the domain registrar management portal to complete the DNS Challenge

Solution

Stand Alone Certificate

  • Add the correct DNS TXT record for DNS Challenge for a Stand Alone Certificate

  • Use the Dig site to verify the domain TXT record for a Stand Alone Certificate

Stand Alone SAN Certificate

  • Add the correct DNS TXT record for the DNS Challenge for a Stand Alone SAN Certificate

  • Use the Dig site to verify the domain TXT record for a Stand Alone SAN Certificate