There are two utilities that are packaged with the Intel SCS (Setup and Configuration Software) that are very simple to use and can help you enable Intel AMT quickly.
Well, they include re-synching Intel® AMT’s internal clock so Kerberos will keep working; re-issuing any certificates that are about to expire; re-defiing administrator passwords, etc.
Jobs - Jobs are basically operations you perform on a group of systems. You create the job by defining the group of systems it will run on, when you want it to run, and the operation to be performed.
I am especially proud of the screen you can see below, and it also shows some of the small (and large) changes we made in SCS 8.
(Before I go any further - as we are still WIP, please please please understand that the screen you eventually get might look different than what I am now showing you.)
Let’s first take it one step back. SCS 7.0 and 7.1 took SCS in a different direction. We added Host Based Configuration, so we can definitely say that configuration has never been simpler. We also removed the use of a database, and so we got ourselves one lean-and-mean configuration machine.
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT) Setup and Configuration Service
Version 3.0 (Build 18.104.22.168) - Release Notes
Release 3.0 of the Intel® AMT Setup and Configuration Server and Console (Intel® AMT SCS) adds the following functionality to SCS Release 1.2:
The Intel® vPro™ Technology Activator Utility is the next generation of the Remote Configuration tool. A Windows executable that runs locally on an Intel® Active Management technology(Intel AMT)-enabled platform, the Activator was designed to: