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Since upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion, every time I restart my computer I am alerted

Do you want the application "Growl.app" to accept incoming network connections?

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Even though I click "Allow" this message continues to plague me upon restart.

Silva says use codesign -vvv to verify the application is signed. It verifies:

$ codesign -vvv /Applications/Growl.app
/Applications/Growl.app: valid on disk
/Applications/Growl.app: satisfies its Designated Requirement

It also seems that reinstalling the program does not help. How can I get rid of this message?

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In System preferences Select Security & Privacy (Top row). When you click on it, this will come up: enter image description here


Click on the box that says Firewall options. This is the next screen you will see: enter image description here


Click on the + button in the middle left side and add Growl to the list. This should alleviate your problem.

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Nice. I was assuming Growl was automatically added to this when I clicked Allow. Thanks! –  cwd Sep 17 '12 at 19:53
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Just as an FYI, there is a nice little GUI front end for the Firewall called IceFloor ( hanynet.com/icefloor ). It adds a little more capability, and if you know what you are doing with PF Firewalls, it's a nice way to manage it. Just thought I'd mention it so that you're aware of it. –  Everett Sep 17 '12 at 20:03
    
I have AirVideo in there but it still asks me for permission on every startup! –  Nimbuz Dec 24 '12 at 4:30

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