I am trying to create a custom hostname using Cloudflare for Saas.
I was able to create custom hostnames only a short time ago but I am unable to create new ones because the certificate status keeps getting stuck in “Pending Validation”.
The hostname validation record (_cf-custom-hostname.example) is recognized soon after it is created.
However, the cert validation record (_acme-challenge.example) is not getting recognized.
Instead, the API will turn the status to “processing”, and then issue a new TXT record for me to create instead of validating the first one. I do not know of any logs that I can check but I suspect that there is something going wrong on Cloudflare’s end becase like I said, I have custom hostnames which I created last month that were created just fine.
It does however eliminate the possibility for anyone to attempt to provide any assistance.
Especially given this, there is actually several enthusiasts around on the Cloudflare Community, that could possibly take a look and see if they find something that looks odd, although, that would be completely impossible without that kind of information.
I take it back. HTTP validation solved it. But it still rotated the secret several times. I’m wondering now if I had continuosly sat there and updated the TXT record, would GTS eventually validated my cert?