[CentOS] Google chrome vs network settings proxy?

Thu Jun 12 15:10:01 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:22 PM, Gé Weijers <ge at weijers.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 11:10 AM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>  However, I can start a chrome connection to gmail and it just goes
>> direct (which happens to work, I just prefer the proxy which will use
>> a different outbound route).   If I go to any non-google site, it uses
>> the proxy and will pop up the expected authentication dialog on the
>> first connection.   Does anyone know (a) why it bypasses the proxy
>> when going to a google site, (b) why it doesn't have its own internal
>> proxy settings, or (c) how to fix it?
> Did you configure the proxy for HTTPS? Gmail uses HTTPS exclusively these
> days, the certificate is pinned (hard coded) in Chrome to prevent spoofing,
> maybe the protocol is too. Time for 'tcpdump'?

Yes, that turned out to be the problem.  I had only set http in the
system settings and must have bookmarked/saved the https url so it
didn't even need the initial redirect.

   Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com