DNS problem: NXDOMAIN looking up TXT for _acme-challenge

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My domain is:womensescapes.com

I ran this command:
sudo comcertbot certonly --manual --preferred-challenges dns --server https://acme-v02.api.letsencrypt.org/directory --manual-public-ip-logging-ok -d ‘*.womensescapes.com’ -d womensescapes.com

It produced this output:
Please deploy a DNS TXT record under the name
_acme-challenge.womensescapes.com with the following value:


My web server is (include version):

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

DNS Record added to my godaddy

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Hi @mikesmith91

you have created the wrong entry. And you have created only one entry:

Two entries are required.

See the screenshot - https://check-your-website.server-daten.de/?q=womensescapes.com#txt

and compare it with a correct entry:

Your menu adds the domain name, so create only entries with _acme-challenge. And two entries with the same name are required, one with the wildcard value, one with the main domain value.

Start new, create the two entries, recheck your domain with the online tool. Two “looks good” should be visible.

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Thank You It works now


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