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Unified Write Filter (UWF) (Standard 8 Module Reference)

7/8/2014

Review the settings, dependencies and any notes for the Unified Write Filter (UWF) module in the Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) module catalog.

This module enables you to intercept and redirect all write attempts to a protected volume to a virtual overlay instead. It intercepts writes at the file and sector level, and also enables you to specify files, directories, and registry keys to exclude from being filtered.

Name

Unified Write Filter (UWF)

Category

Lockdown

Supported Architecture

x86, x64

When you include this module in your image, any modules that are required are automatically added to your image. To add specific functionality, you can add optional modules.

Required Modules

None.

When you include this module in your image, any modules that are required are automatically added to your image. To add specific functionality, you can add optional modules.

Required Modules

None.

None defined.

ProtectedVolumeEntry

You can use the Action setting attribute to specify the action to take when you use the configuration file to create or modify an image. The following table shows the possible values.

Value

Description

AddListItem

Adds the item or items to an image.

ModifyListItem

Modifies the value or the item as specified in Key or Value in an image.

RemoveListItem

Removes the item or items in an image.

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