I’m Michael. I work for Big Sky Resort as the Lead Web Developer, and occasionally write about things that I find interesting.
There’s been a colossal breach that you need to know about. Yes, this is serious, and yes, you need to take action. This breach is extremely frustrating and depending on the information that Equifax has about you, this can very easily lead to your identity being stolen.
As of September 7, 2017, SSL providers are required to verify CAA DNS records in order to issue an SSL certificate for any given domain. While many higher end DNS had CAA records implemented way beforehand, GoDaddy waited until around September 1st to implement this into their DNS manager.
I had a relatively hard time understanding how to set a CAA record in GoDaddy’s DNS this past week, mostly due to a lack of documentation on their end. After some tinkering, here’s what I was able to figure out.