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"starboard" cannot be opened because the developer cannot be verified. (macOS)

Since Starboard CLI is not registered with Apple by an identified developer, if you try to run it for the first time you might get a warning dialog. This doesn't mean that something is wrong with the release binary, rather macOS can't check whether the binary has been modified or broken since it was released.

To override your security settings and use the Starboard CLI anyway, follow these steps:

  1. In the Finder on your Mac, locate the starboard binary.
  2. Control-click the binary icon, then choose Open from the shortcut menu.
  3. Click Open.

The starboard is saved as an exception to your security settings, and you can use it just as you can any registered app.

You can also grant an exception for a blocked Starboard release binary by clicking the Allow Anyway button in the General pane of Security & Privacy preferences. This button is available for about an hour after you try to run the Starboard CLI command.

To open this pane on your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Security & Privacy, then click General.