Processing Report

These settings allow you to configure the XML reports generated by KillDisk.

Report Location

User may configure where XML erasure reports are saved

File name template
Here you may specify the name template for the XML reports. The main tags available are:
Table 1. Default file name template tags:
Available file name element: Tag:
Serial ID {Serial ID}
Erasure Status {Status}
Date of Erasure {Date(YYYY-MM-DD)}
Time of Erasure {Time(HH-mm-ss)}

There are additional file name tags available (see the File name tags section in the Appendix)

Include system and hardware info

Ensures that the system-specific information is saved in the XML report, such as:

  • Operating system
  • Kernel version
  • Motherboard manufacturer
  • Motherboard description
  • Processors count
  • Architecture (x86, x64)
Include company and technician information

Optionally adds the technician information (defined in the Certificate Preferences) into the XML erasure report

Include S.M.A.R.T. information for each disk

Optionally adds an additional information about disk health based on S.M.A.R.T. attributes into the XML erasure report.

The KillDisk XML report contains the following parameters:

Table 2. XML Report Parameters
Type of Information Specific data
Company Information Name
License
Location
Phone
Disclaimer
Technician Information Operator Name
Comments
System Information OS version
Platform
Kernel
Hardware Information Motherboard Manufacturer
Motherboard Description
Number of Processors
Erase Attributes Erase Verify
Passes
Method
Verification Passes
Error Handling Attributes Errors Terminate
Skip interval
Number of Retries
Lock
Source?
Ignore Write?
Read?
Lock?
Disks Device Size
Device Type
Serial Number
Revision
Product Number
Name
Geometric Information
Partitioning Scheme
Additional Report Attributes Fingerprint Information
Initialize disk?
Result Bay
Time and Date Started
Disk Information
Status
Result
Time Elapsed
Errors
Name of operation