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deallocate(1) [sunos man page]

deallocate(1)															     deallocate(1)

NAME
deallocate - device deallocation SYNOPSIS
deallocate [-s] device deallocate [-s] [-F] device deallocate [-s] -I The deallocate utility deallocates a device allocated to the evoking user. device can be a device defined in device_allocate(4) or one of the device special files associated with the device. It resets the ownership and the permission on all device special files associated with device, disabling the user's access to that device. This option can be used by an authorized user to remove access to the device by another user. The required authorization is solaris.device.allocate. When deallocation or forced deallocation is performed, the appropriate device cleaning program is executed, based on the contents of device_allocate(4). These cleaning programs are normally stored in /etc/security/lib. The following options are supported: device Deallocate the device associated with the device special file specified by device. -s Silent. Suppresses any diagnostic output. -F device Forces deallocation of the device associated with the file specified by device. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. -I Forces deallocation of all allocatable devices. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. This option should only be used at system initialization. The following exit values are returned: non--zero An error occurred. /etc/security/device_allocate /etc/security/device_maps /etc/security/dev/* /etc/security/lib/* See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ allocate(1), list_devices(1), bsmconv(1M), dminfo(1M), mkdevalloc(1M), mkdevmaps(1M), device_allocate(4), device_maps(4), attributes(5) The functionality described in this man page is available only if the Basic Security Module (BSM) has been enabled. See bsmconv(1M) for more information. /etc/security/dev, mkdevalloc(1M), and mkdevmaps(1M) might not be supported in a future release of the Solaris Operating Environment. 28 Mar 2005 deallocate(1)

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allocate(1)															       allocate(1)

NAME
allocate - device allocation SYNOPSIS
allocate [-s] [-U uname] device allocate [-s] [-U uname] -g dev-type allocate [-s] [-U uname] -F device The allocate utility manages the ownership of devices through its allocation mechanism. It ensures that each device is used by only one qualified user at a time. The device argument specifies the device to be manipulated. To preserve the integrity of the device's owner, the allocate operation is exe- cuted on all the device special files associated with that device. The argument dev-type is the device type to be operated on and can only be used with the -g option. The default allocate operation allocates the device special files associated with device to the uid of the current process. If the -F option is specified, the device cleaning program is executed when allocation is performed. This cleaning program is found in /etc/security/lib. The name of this program is found in the device_allocate(4) entry for the device in the dev-exec field. Only authorized users may allocate a device. The required authorizations are specified in device_allocate(4). The following options are supported: -g dev-type Allocates a non-allocated device with a device-type matching dev-type. -s Silent. Suppresses any diagnostic output. -F device Reallocates the device allocated to another user. This option is often used with -U to reallocate a specific device to a specific user. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. -U uname Uses the user ID uname instead of the user ID of the current process when performing the allocate operation. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. The following exit values are returned: non--zero An error occurred. /etc/security/device_allocate /etc/security/device_maps /etc/security/dev/* /etc/security/lib/* See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ deallocate(1), list_devices(1), bsmconv(1M), dminfo(1M), mkdevalloc(1M), mkdevmaps(1M), device_allocate(4), device_maps(4), attributes(5) The functionality described in this man page is available only if the Basic Security Module (BSM) has been enabled. See bsmconv(1M) for more information. /etc/security/dev, mkdevalloc(1M), and mkdevmaps(1M) might not be supported in a future release of the Solaris Operating Environment. 28 Mar 2005 allocate(1)

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