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Security method of wiping data from hard drive

 
Robert, Lamar
Occasional Advisor

Security method of wiping data from hard drive

I have am HP K-Class Server that is at it end of life, I am preparing it for surplus for security reason I want to ensure data is not recoverable. Could someone provide some ideas or is possible pre made script. This is a UNIX system.

Thanks
:)
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JohnWRuffo
Honored Contributor

Re: Security method of wiping data from hard drive

Robert:

You can use HP-UX "mediainit" utility

or UniShred Pro from Los Alamos Tech

or my favorite:

I recommend a very big magnet as a good idea.
Enjoy!
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Robert, Lamar
Occasional Advisor

Re: Security method of wiping data from hard drive

Thank you :)

I will try the UniShred.