Question

Failed to verify domain on Mailgun

  • Posted on October 16, 2013
  • tianboAsked by tianbo

I can’t seem to get verified on mailgun.com due to the two TXT DNS records. I have added double quotes for the value fields.

The other records (CNAME and MX) are fine.

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This had me stumped at first, too. <br> <br>In addition to putting the values in double-quotes, what solved it for me was using @ as the hostname for the first record (instead of the full domain name, as indicated by Mailgun) and for the second, smtp._domainkey instead of smtp._domainkey.yourdomain.com.

Put the TXT values in " (double quotes), this should fix the problem.

Mine is not hosted at digitalocean but Hetzner. This is to CONFIRM that removing the domain name after key string WORKS both on GoDaddy AND Namecheap.

So I only put: krs._domainkey (for my godaddy one, without the domain name) and mailo._domainkey (for my namecheap one).

Actually mailgun have put them on bold (which I guess it means that we only need to insert the blacked letters but this is not really clear.