CAA record prevents issuance

My domain is:

I ran this command: sudo certbot certonly --nginx --dry-run -d -d

It produced this output:
Saving debug log to /var/log/letsencrypt/letsencrypt.log
Plugins selected: Authenticator nginx, Installer nginx
Obtaining a new certificate
Performing the following challenges:
http-01 challenge for
Waiting for verification…
Cleaning up challenges
Failed authorization procedure. (http-01): urn:ietf:params:acme:error:caa :: CAA
record for prevents issuance

     - The following errors were reported by the server:

       Type:   None
       Detail: CAA record for prevents issuance

My web server is (include version): nginx/1.14.0

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version): Ubuntu 18.04 x64

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: Digital Ocean

I can login to a root shell on my machine (yes or no, or I don’t know): yes

I’m using a control panel to manage my site (no, or provide the name and version of the control panel): no

The version of my client is (e.g. output of certbot --version or certbot-auto --version if you’re using Certbot): certbot 0.31.0

Hi @Asaf-Aviv

there is a check of your domain ( ):

There you see the problem.

Domainname flag Name Value ∑ Queries ∑ Timeout 5 issue 1 0 5 issue 1 0
com 0 no CAA entry found 1 0

Only is allowed to create certificates for

Letsencrypt isn't allowed :wink:

Remove that wrong CAA entry. has the correct entry.


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