Trying to verify the domain on Google Admin Console using TXT and CNAME records I spoke with the company that owns the domain and was told to get in touch with you. I added 2 records to the DNS records, one a TXT and one a CNAME, both given by Google to verify the domain. I left this alone over the weekend and still no change.
Please share a screenshot of the instructions and also the domain name for more specific help.
Otherwise, have a look at this:
The key point being that the CNAME must be , not
I am trying to verify the domain for the Google admin console. I was able to get the DNS records from Google themselves, they are the following:
I took your advice and changed it from Proxied to DNS only which I am hoping solves the issue. I added these records under both the name servers here on cloudflare and in the portal we use with the company that owns the domain.
The CNAME looks OK:
$ dig CNAME melzxhaiqqlm.plymouthpubliclibrary.org +short gv-nf3zpjm27ghy7w.dv.googlehosted.com.
However I can’t find the TXT, can you post a screenshot of that record in your cloudflare dashboard?
Also just check that the nameservers shown below your DNS records are:
I can confirm the nameservers are what you had sent see picture below:
Also to reiterate, the TXT record is: google-site-verification=mg_nXBAcYUAYKILfIbmRODiB55_UJWKkedtQ7NB9aNI
That record resolves on the hostname you set it on.
$ dig TXT plymouthpubliclibrary.tld.plymouthpubliclibrary.org +short "google-site-verification=mg_nXBAcYUAYKILfIbmRODiB55_UJWKkedtQ7NB9aNI"
I would guess that is should just be on
plymouthpubliclibrary.org and not
@domjh, how would I go about this because I need a name for the record, and after the name it will have “.plymouthpubliclibrary.org” and I cant submit the record without a name so it would be plymouthpubliclibrary.org.plymouthpubliclibrary.org?
The name should just be
Both the records you mentioned are now in place.
$ dig TXT plymouthpubliclibrary.org +short "google-site-verification=mg_nXBAcYUAYKILfIbmRODiB55_UJWKkedtQ7NB9aNI" $ dig CNAME melzxhaiqqlm.plymouthpubliclibrary.org +short gv-nf3zpjm27ghy7w.dv.googlehosted.com.
@domjh so in theory this should allow the domain to be verified, correct?
Yes, if those are the records asked for, the verification should work now.
@domjh Thanks for your help. I will keep the thread posted with updates on whether this did the trick or not.
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