Troubleshooting Network Requests using Google Chrome (Dev Tools)

04-26-2020


Sometimes we need to retry prior network requests to troubleshoot issues. Sometimes we need to modify the request, e.g. remove or update cookies, payload values, etc. Chrome’s Developer Tools can give us the same network request in cURL form that we can then modify and paste into a terminal to begin our troubleshooting journey.

To Use:

1) Open Developer Tools in Chrome
2) Find the network request you’re interested in
3) Right click > Copy > Copy as cURL
4) Modify and Paste into Terminal

And in the terminal: