I’m still in a bit of the dark on how exactly this ‘should’ work. On Cloudflare’s page, it does recommend using ‘Full (Strict)’, which is what I have done for all of my client websites.
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On the SSL/TLS page of cPanel it does show that the certificates were generated but with a warning.
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It appears that Cloudflare has created SSL Certificates but I didn’t purchase them as I’m using the Free Cloudflare CDN service. It looks like Cloudflare has their own SSL Certificates which they generate for websites using the ‘Full (Strict)’ mode.
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I checked the certificates using several different SSL checkers and they all resolve cleanly / good to the Cloudflare TLS certificates.
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So should I just simply disregard the error on the SSL/TLS Status page in the cPanel?
AutoSSL Domain Validated
An error occurred the last time AutoSSL ran, on July 1, 2023:
DNS DCV: No local authority:DOMAIN NAME; HTTP DCV: “Sectigo” forbids DCV HTTP redirections.