How to add a CAA record on 1and1

Step-by-step instructions on adding a CAA record on 1and1

CAA records are fairly new, they’re a DNS record that dictates which Certificate Authorities have permission to issue SSL certificates for a given domain. CAs have to check but end users aren’t required to set one up. Still, we recommend taking the five minutes to do it. It’s a great insurance policy against mis-issuance.

Here are step-by-step instructions for adding a CAA record on 1and1

How to add a CAA record on 1and1

    1. Log In

      Log in to your 1and1 control panel, choose the relevant package.

    2. Click the Domain Center

      You can find this in the Domains panel

    1. Click the Arrow Button

      It will be located next to the host name you’re choosing

    1. Edit DNS Settings

      It will be in the Domains section of the Options menu

    1. Click Add Record

      Select the Add Record button

    1. Enter your CAA record value

      Click Add when finished.

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