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My library's OPAC website doesn't currently use HTTPS ... Trying to view it with a secure connection 'crashes' it regardless of browser. However once I accidentally tried to visit the site via HTTPS and now it automatically tries to server me the secure version no matter what I do. I've had the same problem in CHrome for a while, and while I can use the solution presented in this similar question and it will fix it for a little while by my next session the HTTP to HTTPS redirect is back in chrome. For that reason I've been using Firefox mostly until today when I accidentally pasted a HTTPS link to the website into firefox now firefox will only serve the HTTPS version as well.

  • Maybe this might help a bit, about:config - browser.urlbar.autoFill (false) ? – Tech-IO Feb 1 '18 at 17:03
  • @Tech-IO Nope... – aslum Feb 1 '18 at 19:53
  • Or maybe using an add-on e.g. addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/noredirect But you may find an add-on by your self, just search for no redirect or no redirection. – Tech-IO Feb 1 '18 at 19:58
  • have you tried to clear everything (ctrl-shift-del)? – Putnik Feb 2 '18 at 7:06
  • The redirect is returned by the server. You can't control that from the client. – Adrien Feb 2 '18 at 21:55
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Exit Firefox and edit the file

/Users/Chloe/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxx.default-999999/SiteSecurityServiceState.txt

Delete the line with your domain in it. Then restart Firefox. That will stop the redirection. That file is like Chrome's chrome://net-internals/#hsts.

The xxx and 999 will be random letters and numbers. The path is for Windows. Use Menu > Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Folder to find where your profile is located.

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Confirmed Chloe answer!

In linux the file is in:

/home/user/.mozilla/firefox/profile.default/SiteSecurityServiceState.txt

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