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Topic Title: Columbus Helper is reported as damaged when executed on MacOS
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Created On: 7/18/2018 12:52 PM
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Symptoms:
After installing the Helper Application, MacOS reports the following error when attempting to execute the Helper connection file:



Cause:
The MacOS security settings prevent applications downloaded from unknown developers from being executed.

Solution:
To avoid this message, visit 'System Preferences' -> 'Security & Privacy' -> 'General' and select “Allow applications downloaded from: Anywhere”.

Note that the “Allow applications downloaded from: Anywhere” setting is hidden by default on later versions of MacOS, but can be activated using the following workflow:

1. Open the Terminal app from the /Applications/Utilities/ folder and then enter the following command syntax:

sudo spctl --master-disable

Hit return and authenticate with an admin password

2. Launch System Preferences -> 'Security & Privacy' -> 'General'

3. The 'Anywhere' option under 'Allow apps downloaded from:' should now be available

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