I discovered that the Connect client will honor an HTTP proxy, so I
plan on trying it with a sniffing HTTPS aware proxy and see what that
yields, but I am still interested in hearing about how one solves the
If you have access to the server's private key you can use Wireshark, there's an option to decrypt SSL . If you don't have the private key then using a proxy is probably your best bet. On Windows, a Winsock hook is also an option: Fiddler2  is AFAIK capable of capturing SSL traffic without the private key.