Temporarily disable macOS System Integrity Protection (SIP)

When debugging a problem, it can become necessary to temporarily disable System Integrity Protection (SIP):

  1. Click the  menu.
  2. Select Restart...
  3. Hold down command-R to boot into the Recovery System.
  4. Click the Utilities menu and select Terminal.
  5. Type csrutil disable and press return.
  6. Close the Terminal app.
  7. Click the  menu and select Restart....

Once debugging is finished, please re-enable SIP. To re-enable repeat steps above and replace ´csrutil disable´ to ´csrutil enable´ instead.

You can check your current state in Terminal by entering ´csrutil status´.