Getting request timeout when pinging

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My domain is:

I ran this command: ping in cmd

It produced this output: Ping request could not find host

My web server is (include version): Linux

The operating system my web server runs on is (include version):RHEL

My hosting provider, if applicable, is: GoDaddy

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

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): _acme-challenge

When I ping in my local station command prompt, I get the reply “Ping request could not find host”.

I issued certificates are fine, just curious if the above is expected behaviour or there should be a response.

Thank you.

Why do you think that should work?

you are using the wrong command

ping can only reach A records and AAA records

If you would like to validate a TXT record you need to do the following

nslookup -q=txt

or you can use a tool like this

At the moment it doesn’t look like your domain has any TXT records called _acme-challenge


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