Advanced certificate hasn't been validated for over 24hrs

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“cloudflare advanced certification pending validation txt” on Google

When you tested your domain, what were the results?

Describe the issue you are having:
I purchased the advanced certificate 2 days ago, however when I check the status of the certificate, it has still been stuck on Pending Validation TXT

What error message or number are you receiving?
Pending Validation (TXT)

What steps have you taken to resolve the issue?

  1. Disabling Universal SSL
  2. Turning off and on proxy for DNS Records
  3. Adding the TXT records manually in DNS Records

Was the site working with SSL prior to adding it to Cloudflare?

What are the steps to reproduce the error:

  1. Visit the domain

Have you tried from another browser and/or incognito mode?
Please attach a screenshot of the error:

Your DNSSEC configuration needs fixing.

Check the instructions here:


I believe I’ve resolved the DNSSEC issue, I rechecked with the analyzer tool. Is there anything else I need to configure or do I just have to wait for the certificate to be validated now?

Update: fixing the DNSSEC configuration got my certificates up and running. Thanks for the help.


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