Jeff's Notebook: Best Known Methods for using Intel® AMT with client virtualization

Virtualization of PC's is being used more and more in many companies to help them to maximize their PC resources for a variety of application uses.  Some businesses are using virtualization with client PCs with Intel®vPro™  technology and Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT). Yet, there are some key differences you have to consider when using Intel Active Management Technology features on a virtualized client.  Whether you are an IT manager or even, a software consultant working with a major business client, it is important to know the differences and any other Best Known Methods to allow adjustments to the IT processes for managing virtualized clients with Intel Active Management Technology.  A recent white paper on the vPro Developer Community website describes the expected behavior and these Best Known Methods for IT managers.  Read the white paper to learn more.

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Abhishek 81's picture

Thanks Jeff...
Does this imply to VMs using VMWares also...

Abhishek Nandy
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Hi Abhishek,
Thanks for your inquiry. If you mean, can I manage an AMT Client from a Virtual Machine, then yes. You can have your Management Console in a VM. If you mean, can I manage a VM, then no you can't. Hope that provides the answer you needed. If not, please send me details.

Jeff