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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on May 28, 2024

Secure Data Deletion/Erase with IBM to automatically generate a confirmation document

After succesful deletion/erase of data on drives,  an IBM document of comfirmation would help to comply with internal client security guidelines  

Currently we can use:
- SV internal commands chdrive -task erase/format commands or we can provide
- Secure Delete Service Offering from IBM (Expert Labs) - and providing a deletion success document at the end of the service

The chdrive command runs through, but does not show/provide anything about the final result. 
The IBM Service offering might be to much efford for a large scale client

Competitor EMC offers something in between: 
According to the client, the admin runs a deletion command and after deletion has progressed, the client gets automatically a document from EMC regarding the succesfull deletion of the data (something more then our command but less expensive compared to a service offering)

Probably this might also be possible with Storage Insights and SV call home. 



Idea priority Medium