Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Google Chrome TIP: stop Chrome from always prompting for authentication for local intranet

If your Google Chrome instance is constantly prompting you to logon, when merely trying to connect to local intranet sites, there's a simple fix: add the site to the Local Intranet zone.  This procedure accurate for version 55.0 m (64-bit).
  1. Launch Google Chrome.  Logon as you would normally if prompted.
  2. In the top right corner, look for a series of three dots, vertically aligned.  If you hover the cursor over it, a popup will state Customize and control Google Chrome.
  3. Click on this icon.  A dropdown menu appears.
  4. Scroll down this menu to the Settings option and select it.
  5. The Google Chrome Settings page is displayed.
  6. Alternatively, enter Chrome://settings into the Google Chrome address bar.
  7. Scroll down this page to the bottom, and then click on the link, Show advanced settings.
  8. Scroll down the page to the Network group.
  9. Click the button, Change proxy settings... .
  10. The usual Internet Properties dialog appears. Select the Security tab.
  11. On the Security tab, select the Local Intranet zone, and then click the Sites button.
  12. The Local intranet dialog appears.
  13. Click on the Advanced button.
  14. Enter the URL to the intranet site, starting with http:,and then click the Add button.
  15. If a new prompt appears, stating The site you specified already exists in the Trusted sites zone..., click Yes.
  16. Click Close, and then OK.
  17. Exit Google Chrome.

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