I'm a complete Apple newbie - just bought my first mbp two days ago.

I'm trying to connect to my WD my book live NAS (working fine under my existing Linux set-up). The set-up instructions from WD tell me to launch Bonjour from Safari - but I can't find any reference to Bonjour in Safari - or any where else, for that matter!


Unless you’re running a firewall behind a NAT router (which serves no point), Bonjour’s enabled and running by default. It’s used to discover and connect to other devices within your local network configuration (think of that W2P button on a router - it’s Apple’s software equivalent). To view Bonjour discoverable devices through Safari, go to:

Safari > Preferences > Advanced > “Include Bonjour in The Bookmarks Menu.”

I’ve never set up a WD MyBook “NAS”, but here’s an example of how Bonjour works through Safari.

The printer on my local network (S-2) is discoverable: enter image description here

I’m able to manipulate its settings via my browser:

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    Any idea how to do this in Safari 11? – Klaas Sep 6 '17 at 9:00

You have to include it yourself. In Safari go to 'Preferences' > 'Advanced' and select "Include Bonjour" where you wish to - either in Bookmarks or in your Favorites bar.

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  • Any idea how to do this in Safari 11? – Klaas Sep 6 '17 at 9:00

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