Running an Acer 14-inch Chromebook (hereafter, CB), which is currently at 68.0.344.118 (64-bit) - stable channel. CB picking up DNS from my router, which is set to use OpenDNS addresses. On said CB, I can access most sites without error, but when I try to access YouTube, system throws the always popular
Tried all the usual tricks CB users know about (confirming clock is correct, trying as guest, flushed DNS, etc, etc). Makes no difference. Heck, I even went into
and blew away the certs for HSTS (which is what YouTube uses). Nada. Everything short of a PowerWash, which I suppose is the Draconian 'last chance step'.
What puzzles me is that 100% of the other devices in my domicile connect to YouTube just fine -- tablets, PS4, Windows laptops, Windows desktops, etc, all from the same router configured to use OpenDNS, - just not my Chromebook.
Now, the kcker, if I fire up the Chromebook, and manually override the DNS being picked up from the router, and get it to use Google (or any other DNS for that matter), YouTube works as it should. The problem seems to be entirely with using OpenDNS on the CB.
Suggestions? I personally am not too fussed, except that (i) my better half and kid use the Chromebook to watch YouTube vidss with some frequency, (ii) for a lot of reasons, I prefer to use OpenDNS for all my devices, and (iii) since I'm the 'tech guy', the fact that they can't is entirely 'my fault' (clearly). And, as the tech guy, I refuse to 'be beaten', if you know what I mean.
Suggestions/pointers to the obvious appreciated.
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