System Administration Guide: Security Services
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Managing Device Allocation (Task Map)

The following task map points to procedures that enable and configure device allocation. Device allocation is not enabled by default. After device allocation is enabled, see Allocating Devices (Task Map).



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Make a device allocatable

Enables a device to be allocated to one user at a time.

How to Make a Device Allocatable

Authorize users to allocate a device

Assigns device allocation authorizations to users.

How to Authorize Users to Allocate a Device

View the allocatable devices on your system

Lists the devices that are allocatable, and the state of the device.

How to View Allocation Information About a Device

Forcibly allocate a device

Allocates a device to a user who has an immediate need

Forcibly Allocating a Device

Forcibly deallocate a device

Deallocates a device that is currently allocated to a user

Forcibly Deallocating a Device

Change the allocation properties of a device

Changes the requirements for allocating a device

How to Change Which Devices Can Be Allocated

Create a device-clean script

Purges data from a physical device.

Writing New Device-Clean Scripts

Disable device allocation

Removes allocation restrictions from all devices.

How to Disable the Auditing Service

Audit device allocation

Records device allocation in the audit trail

How to Audit Device Allocation

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