This article will show how to turn on the SafeConsole Recycle Bin as well as how to utilize its features.



Enabling the SafeConsole Recycle Bin


  • Log in to your SafeConsole Server using your Owner account and navigate to Server Settings>General





  • Locate the "Enable recycle bin for Devices and SafeCrypt Drives" option and check the box

            Note: If the box is grayed out and you are not logged in as the Owner account





  • Once you have enabled the Recycle Bin, you should be able to find the Trash filter under Manage>Drives






By clicking on the trash button, your Drives table will filter down to see only drives that have been Deleted and moved to the Trash. A device that is Deleted allows you to recover a license seat. From the Trash, you will be able to permanently delete a device from your SafeConsole server, or restore the drive back into an active state. 




Permanent Delete/Restore


  • In order to adjust the status of a device, filter your drives table for devices that have been placed in your Trash by clicking Trash button.





  • Next click on the serial number of the device you want to change the status of.





  • From the pop-out screen you will be able to change the status of the device to either Delete Forever or Restore