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Disable HSTS in Google Chrome


In the case of the error NET :: ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID in Google Chrome, the browser reports that the connection is not private. Since the browser does not identify the validity of the SSL certificate, it cannot encrypt the data and keep it secure.

The error looks like:


Attackers might be trying to steal your information from (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).

The common variants of this error in Chrome include the following codes:

  • NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID (certificate does not match the domain)

In each of the provided cases, Chrome identifies the origin of the error in the certificate. The user makes the decision to continue working with the website.

To prevent the appearance of this error, you must perform the following sequence of actions:

  1. Go to the link to HSTS settings in Google Chrome;

  2. Input the domain and click Query in the Query HSTS / PKP domain, which allows the browser to remember the site settings:

  3. In the Delete domain security policies section, you must input the domain and click Delete. This action will reset the dynamic domain security policy settings:

  4. Reload browser.