System Administration Guide: Security Services

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).



For Instructions 

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 Audit Service

Audit device allocation 

Records device allocation in the audit trail 

How to Audit Device Allocation