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Azure Login fails with ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR

When you try to login to Azure (Azure CLI / Visual Studio Code) it will not succeed in Chrome. After the authentication phase your browser will be redirected to a HTTPS localhost URI. The browser will responded with the following message.

This site can’t provide a secure connection localhost sent an invalid response.
Try running Windows Network Diagnostics.

This behavior is caused by a HTTPS policy within Chrome. To remove this policy you will have to do the following:

  1.  Go to chrome://net-internals/#hsts
  2. Under Delete domain security policies fill in localhost and click Delete.


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