Gatekeeper and System Integrity Protection (SIP) are two of Apple's security barriers equipped with MacOS. Help prevent malware and secure the system. However, it limits the installation of software not directly from the AppStore, such as Microsoft Office, or Adobe Photoshop … This article Lucid Gen will guide off Gatekeeper (Turn on Anywhere option) and turn off System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Mac simply by image so you can understand the most.
What is a Gatekeeper
Gatekeeper is a security feature of Apple's MacOS operating system. It enforces code signing and verifies downloaded applications before allowing them to run, thereby reducing the likelihood of accidentally enforcing malware. Gatekeeper builds on File Quarantine, which was introduced in Mac OS X Leopard and expanded in Mac OS X Snow Leopard i.e. already on Mac from version 10.7.3.
What is System Integrity Protection (SIP)
System Integrity Protection (SIP, sometimes called rootless) is a security feature of Apple's macOS operating system introduced in OS X El Capitan (OS X 10.11). It consists of several mechanisms enforced by kernels. One center is to protect system-owned files and folders against modifications by processes without specific "benefits," even if enforced by root users or users with root (sudo) permissions.
Apple says root users can be a significant risk factor to the security of the system, especially on systems with a user account for which the user is also an administrator. System Integrity Protection is turned on by default, but may be turned off.
How to turn off Gatekeeper on Mac
The steps to turn off Gatekeeper are as follows:
Step 1: Open terminal quickly by clicking Command Space, and then find Terminal.
Step 2: Type in the Command Line Terminal below to request that the Gatekeeper be turned off on mac.
sudo spctl --master-disable
Step 3: Enter the user password on your Macbook. Note that when you enter it will not display the password, you just enter it. And the correct password, the Terminal will return the same result as the picture.
In case of entering the wrong password, you will be reported Sorry, try again. You just re-enter the password correctly and Enter.
Step 4: Check that gatekeeper has been successfully turned off by typing the command line below and clicking Enter.
When Terminal returns the assessments disabled result that you have successfully turned off gatekeeper.
When you've turned off Gatekeeper on your Macbook, you've already turned on the Anywhere option. You can install apps downloaded from Anywhere.
You can check by opening Security & Privacy, see the General settings tab.
How to turn Gatekeeper back on Mac
To turn the Gatekeeper back on you also open terminal as instructed above. Then enter this command line to request that the Gatekeeper be enabled.
sudo spctl --master-enable
Then you enter the user password and Enter is okay. You can check if Gatekeeper is turned on by entering the next command line and then clicking Enter.
When terminal results return assessments enabled, you have successfully enabled Gatekeeper.
How to turn off System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Mac
The steps to turn off System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Mac are as follows:
Step 1: To turn off System Integrity Protection (SIP) on your Mac you need to start in Recovery mode. By restarting in combination with holding down command R during startup.
Step 2: You open the Terminal in the menu bar above.
Step 3: You enter this command line and click Enter to request that System Integrity Protection (SIP) be turned off on the Mac.
Step 4: Successfully disabled System Integrity Protection (SIP) is successfully disabled System Integrity Protection (SIP). You don't restart your Macbook by typing the reboot command and then Enter is done.
How to turn on System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Mac
To turn System Integrity Protection (SIP) back on your Mac you also go to Recovery mode as guided above. Open Terminal and type in this command line to ask to enable System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Mac.
csrutil clear Or csrutil enable
When System Integrity Protection (SIP) succeeds the Terminal will pay the result of Successfully enabled System Integrity Protection. You can enter the next reboot and Enter to avoid restarting the Macbook.
After you turn off Gatekeeper (Turn on Anywhere options) and turn off System Integrity Protection (SIP) on Your Mac, you can install any third-party app. And please note the selection of sources to download the installation file offline. How do you feel about this? Please leave your comments below the comments section.