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How to add a Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) record in GoDaddy

How to add a Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) record in GoDaddy

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Requirements:

- An active GoDaddy account.

- Your own fully functional FQDN.

There is a video for this solution.

Here is the process:

1. Login to your GoDaddy account.

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2. You will be directed to the My Products dashboard. Click on Manage All on the Domains section to open your DNS record information.

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3. You should see the list of your DNS zones. In this example, we have entrustzonelab.com. Click on the three dots under the Manage header to open the record set.

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Your record set will open:

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4. To add a CAA  record, click on the ADD button. Select CAA on the list. Type the below entries to the record to add Entrust as the authorized Certification Authority.

Type : CAA
Name : @
Flags : 0
Tag : Issue, issuewild or iodef
Value : Entrust.net
TTL : Leave it as default (1 hour)

Note: To add a different Certification Authority in the Value section, please add the corresponding value. Please see our technote here for more information .

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5. Click the Save button to save the entry.

At this point, your CAA record has been successfully created inside your zone file.

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If you have a dig tool from BIND, you can use it to check your CAA entry by typing the command below:

<drive>Dig yourdomain type257

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Note: to download the Dig tool, go to https://www.isc.org/downloads/

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Entrust Certificate Services Support department for further assistance:

Hours of Operation:
Sunday 8:00 PM ET to Friday 8:00 PM ET
North America (toll free): 1-866-267-9297
Outside North America: 1-613-270-2680 (or see the list below)
NOTE: Smart Phone users may use 1-800 numbers for one-touch dialing.
Otherwise, it is very important that international callers dial the UITF format exactly as indicated. Do not dial an extra "1" before the "800" or your call will not be accepted as an UITF toll free call.

Country Number
Australia 0011 - 800-3687-7863
1-800-767-513
Austria 00 - 800-3687-7863
Belgium 00 - 800-3687-7863
Denmark 00 - 800-3687-7863
Finland 990 - 800-3687-7863 (Telecom Finland)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Finnet)
France 00 - 800-3687-7863
Germany 00 - 800-3687-7863
Hong Kong 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Voice)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Fax)
Ireland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Israel 014 - 800-3687-7863
Italy 00 - 800-3687-7863
Japan 001 - 800-3687-7863 (KDD)
004 - 800-3687-7863 (ITJ)
0061 - 800-3687-7863 (IDC)
Korea 001 - 800-3687-7863 (Korea Telecom)
002 - 800-3687-7863 (Dacom)
Malaysia 00 - 800-3687-7863
Netherlands 00 - 800-3687-7863
New Zealand 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800-4413101
Norway 00 - 800-3687-7863
Singapore 001 - 800-3687-7863
Spain 00 - 800-3687-7863
Sweden 00 - 800-3687-7863 (Telia)
00 - 800-3687-7863 (Tele2)
Switzerland 00 - 800-3687-7863
Taiwan 00 - 800-3687-7863
United Kingdom 00 - 800-3687-7863
0800 121 6078
+44 (0) 118 953 3088