DNSLink not working with custom domain - SSL unrecognized named alert


I followed this tutorial (DNSLink Standard) to try to set up DNSLink. I have a domain and an application hosted on IPFS. Here is what the resource records look like in my registrar:

Host name, Type, TTL, Data
mydomain.com, A, 1 hour,
_dnslink.mydomain.com, TXT, 1 hour, “dnslink=/ipfs/…”

The DNSLink part works–I can see it with dig and reach my app at https://dweb.link/ipns/mydomain.com.

But when I go directly to mydomain.com, I get “This site can’t be reached. ERR_SSL_UNRECOGNIZED_NAME_ALERT”

What does this mean? Sorry if this is a basic question, but I’m having a hard time searching for answers because all I find are Heroku configurations.


is that an IP of yours ?

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No, that’s the IPFS gateway IP.

I’m pretty sure you can’t just point at ipfs.io, you would need to use a different gateway that support registering your own domain or run your own gateway.

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