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VM does not have Bonjour

Scenario

Anka VM doesn’t seem to have Bonjour available inside so that iOS simulator libraries can use it.

Common reasons

  1. Bonjour is disabled by us for security reasons

Solution

sudo launchctl unload /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist
sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist NoMulticastAdvertisements -bool No
sudo launchctl load /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist

Once Bonjour is enabled inside of the VM, and if you’re still concerned about security, you can set anka modify {template name} set network-card --no-local to prevent VM networking from being exposed on the host.

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