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 template for the XML reports. The main tags available are:
Available 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 tags available (see the tags section in Appendix)

Include company information

Optionally adds the company information (defined in Company Information) into the XML erasure report

Include technician information

Optionally adds the technician information (defined in Technician Information) into the XML erasure report

Include system info

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

  • Operating system
  • Kernel version
  • Architecture (x86, x64)
Include hardware info

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

  • Motherboard manufacturer
  • Motherboard description
  • Host (name, domain)
  • CPU (logical, physical)
  • Memory
Include SMART 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 parts:

Table 1. XML Report Parameters (sample)
Type of Information Specific data
Technician Information Name
Note
Company Information Name
Licensed
Location
Phone
Disclaimer
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?
Results Bay
Time and Date Started
Disk Information
Status
Result
Time Elapsed
Errors
Name of operation
Conclusion Overall result of the operation
Note:

If internal tag <task> is present, Results are appeared inside.