TXT records using Digital Ocean DNS not working

  • Posted March 10, 2015
  • DNS

I’ve been trying to get Amazon SES or Mailgun set up with my domain name, but the TXT records are just not appearing.

I’ve been trying different combinations for the past week testing to see what works and the only one I have successfully been able to get to apply was by setting the name as @ and the value inside quotes.

None of the others are working. So in this screenshot for example the first and third items never appear, but the middle one does.

What step am I missing?


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The TXT record is being created for

Don’t use the entire domain name just enter pic._domainkey. Or you can place a period at the end of the subdomain:

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