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Meshcentral.com - Run your own on Amazon!
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 08/01/13 0
For people following work on Meshcentral, this day has been a long time coming. Today we are announcing that we started making Meshcentral available for hosting on Amazon EC2. Computer administrators anywhere now have a choice of using Meshcentral.com or launch their very own instance of Meshce...
Meshcentral.com - Server Issues & News Update
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 07/25/13 0
Quick post to update everyone on a few things: Meshcentral.com has been having outages. A few hours 2 days ago and a few hours yesterday both times during the night. The server is actualy fine but administrators of my server room are doing some work on the network. I did get a few mails about ...
Meshcentral.com - Who is next to me?
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 07/24/13 0
Just a quick follow up on the new Meshcentral.com location feature from my previous post. I just added in the web UI a new entry in the device page that shows which other devices are physically nearby. The new entry is just below the Intel AMT line, and is ranked starting with the nearest node....
Meshcentral.com - New Wifi location feature
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 07/23/13 0
Yesterday I updated Meshcentral.com along with the release of the Microsoft Windows Mesh Agent v1.70 to add a new location feature. First, this is a optional feature, you need to have it enabled in the mesh access policy for this to work, and existing meshes have this feature off by default. If...
Meshcentral.com - News update
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 07/05/13 2
Hi everyone. First, for people in the US, happy long weekend! I just wanted to give an update on what is going on with Meshcentral.com. Here is a lot of interest in the technology and so, I have been busy fixing and improving all sorts of things, most of the focus is on the server side and unde...
Meshcentral.com - New Mesh Agent v1.67
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 06/19/13 0
Two days ago I started updating the Windows x86 Mesh Agent with the latest v1.67 version. In this latest agent, the major change is the new use of the Windows Crypto API. In the past, I would use OpenSSL for everything across platforms. This new version stull uses OpenSSL, but on Windows I now ...
Meshcentral.com - June 14 Server Maintenance
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 06/13/13 5
Just a quick note to say that there will be server maintenance tomorrow June 14th for a while. The server room that hosts Meshcentral.com is upgrading their UPS. So, no panic you there is no server, it's all under control. Update: Seems like nothing happenned on June14th, but right now (June 16t...
Meshcentral.com - New Direct Routing
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 05/31/13 0
Meshcentral.com is of course a cloud service, but it can also be run as an Intranet service. I do exactly that within Intel and so, I get a bunch of users that give me feedback about the Intranet version of Meshcentral.com from time-to-time. Well, I supported two ways of routing traffic to Inte...
Meshcentral.com - Intel AMT hardware KVM multi-display support
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 05/20/13 0
Every few weeks, I try to add more Intel AMT support in Meshcentral.com. This time around, I added multi-display support for Intel AMT on the hardware KVM viewer. So, when you connect to Intel AMT KVM from meshcentral.com, you not only get the new power control icon that allows you to reboot, po...
Meshcentral.com - New Mesh Graph
By Ylian S. (Intel) Posted on 05/16/13 0
I am glad to annonce a new Mesh graph feature into Meshcentral.com. When you install mesh agents in computers, the agents form a mesh, discovering and monitoring each other. Well, it's not important to know the details of how the mesh is formed, but just for fun, I added a way to visualize the m...