This is just a quick repost of RUN A SHELL FROM JENKINS USING SUDO (UBUNTU) Disclaimer: This is UNSAFE and you should NEVER do it unless in a protected, shielded and non-public-accessible dev environment. This is not even safe enough for a permanent testing environment.
Google has HSTS and some domains fall under it automatically. This makes Chrome automatically use HTTPS instead of HTTP. As I often work on local/development/testing environments in internal, protected networks HTTPS is not necessary. Yet Chrome forces me to HTTPS everytime anywas. This thread to the rescue: How to stop an automatic redirect from “http://”… Continue Reading Disabling HSTS for any domain
This is a nifty script I found to manually test SMTP servers: Script for testing SMTP with Telnet