In some cases the operators are not allowed to change the wipe pattern to just any one we do support, or can only choose between a couple of them and not the whole list. 

For this we offer the option to remove some from the list. 

Note: This can only be done via the wd-options.cfg config file. 

Under Wiping and verifying you can find the option:


By removing the # in front of it and add the pattern you would leave in the list you can narrow down the list. 

Let's make an example for only NIST 1 pass, NIST 3 passes, HMG Baseline, HMG Enhanced, DoD 3 passes and DoD 7 passes, we suggest to add always the SSD Smart wipe there as well 

For this it should look like this: 


Options to choose from; 

1) Single overwrite

2) Department of Defense 5220.22-M - 3 Pass

3) Department of Defense 5220.22-M - 7 Pass

4) HMG Infosec Standard #5 - Baseline

5) HMG Infosec Standard #5 - Enhanced

6) Canadian RCMP TSSIT OPS-II Standard Wipe

7) U.S. Army AR380-19

8) U.S. Air Force System Security Instructions 5020

9) German VSITR Standard

A) Navy Staff Office Publication (NAVSO P-5239-26)

B) The National Computer Security Center (NCSC-TG-025)

C) Russian Standard, GOST P50739-95 version 2

D) Australian Defense Signals Directorate ACSI-33 (X0-PD)

E) SecureErase + 1 overwrite with verify or NNSA NAP 14.1-C

F) Canadian CSEC ITSG-06

G) U.S. Air Force System Security Instructions 8580

H) BSI-2011-VS

I) SSD Smart Wipe

N) NIST 800-88r1

O) NIST 800-88r1 - 3 pass

Y) Hardware log only - NO WIPE

Z) Custom Wipe Pattern

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