Jetico Product Release Notes: BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition v.3

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Minimum System Requirements 

BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition needs Windows system for server installation:

  • OS: Windows XP SP2 or newer (both 32- and 64-bit server or desktop systems are supported)
  • RAM: 1GB minimal, 4GB recommended
  • Disk Space: 500MB minimal, 2GB recommended

Oracle Java 8 (Get it for free from

  • Reboot is recommended after installing Java.
  • Attention! OpenJDK Java 8 implementation is not supported.

SQL Database:

  • For small offices and evaluation, BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition can use embedded Java database (default setting), no additional actions required.
  • For intensive operations and higher reliability, a separate database server is recommended:
  • MySQL 5.0 or newer
  • PostgreSQL 9.0 or newer

DHCP service is required for booting wiping target over the network. 

BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition operates on a hardware level, independent of what’s on the disk. 

BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition allows you to boot a computer with one of following platforms:

  • x86, BIOS or EFI
  • x64, BIOS or EFI, including Intel-based Mac
  • Itanium
  • 64-bit SPARC

Product Updates 

10-September-2018 | v.3.5.4

  • Improved wiping reports: introduced tabular form for CSV and XLSX formats that allows selecting columns to be included in the report and sorting the records.
  • Added timestamp to records in offline log files. Offline log files can now include records for multiple wiping sessions.

25-June-2018 | v.3.5.3

  • Improved support for unfreezing ATA Erase function.

18-January-2018 | v.3.5.2 

  • Updated Linux kernel to v.4.14.
  • Fixed issue with booting the latest version of MacBook Pro.

29-May-2017 | v.3.5.1 

  • Fixed minor bugs.

14-December-2016 | v.3.5.0 

  • Added support for Non-Volatile Memory Express drives (NVMe) working with native commands such as User Data Erase and Cryptographic Erase.
  • Added ability to eliminate BIOS restrictions and automatically unfreeze drives before using the native firmware command ATA Secure Erase.
  • Improved reports and logging.
  • Fixed minor bugs.

01-June-2016 | v.3.0.4 

  • Updated Linux kernel to v.4.5.
  • Improved boot logging - boot logs now sent to Internet and/or written on USB drives.

02-May-2016 | v.3.0.3 

  • Unified code base for BCWipe Total WipeOut and BCWipe Total WipeOut - Enterprise Edition.

04-December-2015 | v.3.0.2 

  • Added 'Auto-Wipe' option for a group of computers. When enabled, the wiping process is started automatically as soon as the computer boots from network.
  • Improved reports interface and added 'Process Duration' and 'I/O errors' fields.
  • Added 'Wiping Policy' and 'Report Options' settings to default groups.
  • Improved processing of bad sectors.
  • Added ability to choose wiping policy on client side (Offline mode only).
  • Added ability to open automatically firewall port during deployment.
  • Fixed issue with certificate installation in Internet Explorer.
  • Fixed error in reporting information about HPA/DCO reset.

17-September-2015 | v.3.0.1 

  • Commercial version 3.0 of BCWipe Total WipeOut released. 
  • Added capability to centrally manage wiping operations.
  • Added capability to centrally create and store wiping reports.
  • Added browser-based interface.
  • Added support for role-based access control.
  • Added capability to create wiping policies.
  • Added support for PXE booting option.