Use the Gatekeeper and privacy settings to use only trusted software on macOS devices.

The following table describes the Gatekeeper and privacy settings:
Policy setting Description Supported devices
Allow apps to be downloaded from The user can download apps from one of the following options:
  • Mac App Store and identified developers
  • Mac App Store
  • Anywhere
macOS v10.8 and later
Restrict user from overriding Gatekeeper Setting Users can bypass the Gatekeeper settings. If this setting is enabled, the Finder contextual menu is disabled.  
Allow sending diagnostic and usage data to Apple Diagnostic logs are sent to Apple.