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[WLC] Enabling Bonjour services for Chromecast devices



Article ID: KB32650 KB Last Updated: 23 Jul 2018Version: 1.0

This article explains how to configure Bonjour services in the Juniper WLC for Google â€‹Chromecast devices.


You may not be able to discover the Chromecast device between two SSIDs/Subnets.


By default, Bonjour services is disabled in the Juniper WLC.

You will need to apply the following commands in the WLC:
set system mdns-gateway mode enable

set mdns-vlans Bonjour_vlan vlan <vlan1-name>
set mdns-vlans Bonjour_vlan vlan <vlan2-name>

set mdns-profile Bonjour-profile service-instance-name * service _googlecast._tcp advertise global vlan-scope Bonjour_vlan
set mdns-profile Bonjour-profile service-instance-name * service _googlecast._tcp discover global vlan-scope Bonjour_vlan

set vlan <vlan-num> mdns-profile Bonjour-profile
set service-profile <profile 1>attr mdns-profile Bonjour-profile
set service-profile <profile 2> attr mdns-profile Bonjour-profile

set vlan-profile default vlan default mdns-profile Bonjour-profile
set ap 1 mdns-gateway mode enable
set ap 1 mdns-profile Bonjour-profile


  • The Bonjour feature will work only on MSS 9.1.x.x and MSS 9.2.x.x

  • The Chromecast device must be able to make Domain Name System (DNS) queries to, otherwise it does not work.

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