Due to the recent developments regarding the public WHOIS and GDPR, limiting the output of WHOIS Servers it has become somewhat more difficult to order an SSL certificate, as email address validation might in some cases no longer be an option due to such restrictions imposed by the GDPR.
Email Validation for DV (domain validated) SSL certificates can only be approved via the default mail addresses known as:
For more information regarding the GDPR and the changes to the WHOIS output can be found:
The ICANN WHOIS system is gone, the process for a GDPR …
Today we introduce a new account setting called:”Default Privacy Protect setting”, which you can access by clicking here.
When selected, domain name registrations and transfers will not use our privacy service automatically. This is how it used to work for years.
Setting enabled when free (and available)
When enabled all domain name registrations and transfers will automatically use our privacy service. Regardless if you use WHMCS, our API or the domain name manager.
A list of available TLDs that can be used for this service is located here.
We keep recommending this service as it is unknown if …