Problem running Compass on Catalina

Mac OS Catalina 10.15.4

I installed the MongoDB server Community edition on my Mac without a problem (seemingly). I then installed MongoDB Compass community edition, from the MongoDB download center. The setup completed without any errors, including the last step (moving it into the applications folder). When I try to run Compass (either from the Launchpad, or clicking on it, in the Applications folder), I get the following error message:

“MongoDB” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software.

Anyone else running into this?

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Welcome to the MongoDB community @Joseph_Mouhanna!

This warning is because the Compass binary isn’t notarised for macOS yet. We are aware of this and working on resolving the issue.

For a workaround, please see Update Compass for new MacOS.


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