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SOLVED AutoSSL spews HTML when DNS configured for remote website

Discussion in 'Security' started by bloatedstoat, Aug 7, 2018.

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  1. bloatedstoat

    bloatedstoat Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    I've been meaning to get to this one for a while.

    AutoSSL check spews out HTML of a remotely hosted website when looking for the /.well-known/pki-validation/ text file.

    The domain name's DNS records are hosted by us.
    We manage the domain's mail.
    The website is hosted remotely on another company's server.

    I've attached herewith a screen grab of how our DNS records are set up.

    Can someone advise if I have them set up incorrectly and as a result it's causing the error below:

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     warn [autossl_check] XID sxx4je: expected “WKPkV8_9BrpHu_D5sdgxOiYVkVPXw8vYglDMEaeOByWaNXgA4H2wWM2jLKLacr_u” from “http://domainname.com.au/.well-known/pki-validation/86724C0130A290599E67C78184C4DC52.txt” but received “    <html>  <head> ....
    We'd like to take advantage of the AutoSSL feature for the mail component but suppress the errors caused by the AutoSSL script checking for a non-existent text file on the remotely hosted website.

    Thank you.
     

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    bloatedstoat Well-Known Member

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    Well I never, thank you @cPanelMichael that's the solution. Appreciate the feedback.
     
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