Fix Pow in OS X El Capitan Beta

I use Pow and Anvil for Mac to manage local websites and serve each of them locally with a .dev URL.

However, if you’re on Apple’s new OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta or developer preview you’ll be unable to resolve those nice .dev URL’s. Fortunately there’s an easy fix for this:

cd ~/.pow

Now we need to find, then edit dns_server.js located in:


On line 37 in dns_server.js change the IP address from to and that’s it.