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Out-Of-Band (OOB) Wireless Sx Functionality in Intel® AMT 4.0
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 08/19/20080
If you are an ISV who has already implemented Wireless configuration using Intel AMT Technology, there is a good news for you!! Starting with Intel AMT 4.0, you can start using the OOB wirless management of your system in any of the power states!!! You just have to validate your wireless profiles...
Is your Dell Optiplex 755 Business PC Intel AMT capable?
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 05/28/20084
A recent posting on Manageability forum site motivated us to do some research on AMT capability of Dell Optiplex 755 Vpro systems. You can view this post at Dell forum question The summary is like this - the customer purchased several Dell Optiplex 755 systems and was trying to enable AMT through...
Intel MEBx and QWERTY Keyboard
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 05/16/20083
Recently we came across an interesting question on the Manageability forum on password getting rejected while trying to connect to an AMT system using a web browser or Intel AMT DTK tools. We asked the customer to double check his password; confirm that his password follows the guidelines for AMT...
Intel® AMT and Remote Desktop
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 05/16/20081
Does Intel AMT block remote desktop traffic? Not a chance. Then “why am I not able to remote desktop to and from my Dell Optiplex 755 system after installing all the drivers? I was able to remote desktop to and from this system to any other system on the network before installing the drivers”. We...
Intel® Setup & Configuration Service (SCS) – What is it?
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 03/31/20080
Intel SCS provides tools to set up and configure Intel AMT devices in Enterprise Mode. The Intel AMT system you receive from an OEM will have Intel AMT device in the disbaled state. The device should go through set up and configuration process before it becomes functional. In the Enterprise mode,...
My Firsthand Experience with Intel AMT SDK
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 02/28/20080
Finally I thought of getting some hands-on experience with Intel® AMT SDK. I downloaded and installed the latest version (as of Feb 2008) of the SDK in my system. NetworkInterface sample was chosen for my experiments with building the SDK samples. I have posted an article on How to Install Intel®...
Tips & Tricks for Setting up & Accessing an Intel AMT Client
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 01/28/200822
You have a brand new system with Intel® vPro™ Technology. How would you go about provisioning it and using the Intel AMT features? Well, let’s start from the Bios settings. When you boot up the system, get into Intel ME settings (how to do this vary among the OEMs. For some, there will be a messa...
Intel AMT Use Cases
By Sreelekshmy Syamalakumari (Intel)Posted 09/20/20072
Based on various features supported by Intel® AMT, as many as 11 use cases have been identified so far. Here is an overview of those use cases:Platform Auditing: Traditionally, IT organizations must depend on users to report their IT assets, or IT employees must be sent to check the assets manual...