Error "DNS verification failed, domain doesn't appear to be served by Netlify"

My domain settings for are showing the following error when I’m attempting to verify the DNS configuration for the purposes of generating the Netlify SSL certificate:

**DNS verification failed**
* doesn't appear to be served by Netlify

I don’t believe this is true. I successfully delegated my DNS to Netlify several days ago. I currently have no A records and the only other relevant records are NETLIFY ones that have been auto-generated:

Name Type Type Value 3600 IN NETLIFY 3600 IN NETLIFY 3600 IN NETLIFYv6 3600 IN NETLIFYv6

When checking any server for ANY records, I get the following:

$ dig ANY

; <<>> DiG 9.10.6 <<>> ANY
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 2655
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 5, AUTHORITY: 4, ADDITIONAL: 5

; EDNS: version: 0, flags:; udp: 4096
;			IN	ANY

;; ANSWER SECTION:		3600	IN	HINFO	"RFC8482" ""		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS		29747	IN	NS

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:	85231	IN	A	85441	IN	A	85441	IN	A	85441	IN	A

;; Query time: 7 msec
;; WHEN: Sun Mar 01 12:03:59 GMT 2020
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 267

Can you please help me understand why I’m receiving this error? Happy to provide any additional detail

You might double-check to see that you have entered the correct Netlify DNS servers for your domain with your registrar.

Fair shout, though I’ve checked them a few times. Currently:

Good instinct from @gregraven but you had all of that configured correctly, and indeed, nothing you did seems incorrect. Instead, something went wrong with our automagic configuration for the hostnames: I see we had no DNS “A” record for plain “” at our DNS service! I got that in place and now the DNS warning is gone, and I think the SSL certificate will arrive shortly.

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SSL Looks good now. Thanks for the help @fool & @gregraven, on a Sunday no less! :clap::pray:

This is why you get the Big Bucks.

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I get the same error message. However, I bought my domain through Netlify to avoid any issues. Any ideas on how to fix this?

@cschweipert Welcome. Any idea what your domain name is? The more pertinent information you share, the easier it is for others to help you.

Sorry, yes!

Default domain:

Custom domain:

@cschweipert Your custom domain is set up with Netlify, but your A record seems to point to Amazon. If your custom domain settings in Netlify are correct, you might try deleting everything and starting over, unless someone from support has a better idea.

@gregraven Thank you for taking the time to check this. I deleted the custom domain and added it again and it works!!

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