Assign User Access to Media

You can authorize specific user access to removable storage media and CD/DVDs.


You must complete one of the following tasks before you can assign access to media:

  • Encrypt removable media.
  • Add CD/DVD media to the database.

You can assign specify user access for the encrypted removable storage medium that you select as follows.

  1. In the Management Console, select View > Modules > Media Authorizer > Users by Medium tab.
  2. Select one of the following options:
  3. Option


    Add CD/DVD

    Adds the designated CD/DVD to the database.

    Add Removable

    Adds the designated removable storage medium to the database.

  4. In the Media panel, select one of the following options from the Type column:
    • CD/DVD
    • Removable storage medium
  5. Click Add User.
  6. From the Select Group, User, Local Group, Local User dialog, click Search or Browse.
  7. Select user(s) from the list shown.
  8. Restriction: You can only assign users, not groups, to encrypted removable storage media.

  9. Click OK.
    The selected user(s) is assigned access to the encrypted removable storage medium that you specified.

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