Intel® Active Management Technology

Using PowerShell to test AMT - with scripts for Reason for last boot & Alarm Clock

Below find 2 scripts (Big Thanks to Lance A) using PowerShell* to:

  • Test the Reason for the last boot 
  • Set the AMT Alarm Clock.(legacy interface)

Before running a PowerShell script, you may need to set the PowerShell environment to allow scripts to run . Also make sure the vPro Scripting Library is installed on the client.

Create a local instance of IPS_AlarmClockOccurrence


I'm just trying to create Alarm Clock with wsman utility, but I couldn't figure out how to do it, can somebody help me?
Trying to execute this command:

root$ wsman put -k ElementName"DefAlert" -k StartTime="2014-07-15T22:00:00Z"-k Interval="PT12M" -k DeleteOnCompletion="true""DefAlert" --port 16992 -h --username admin -p "Admin44$" -V -v

I get such response:

How to enable AMT remotely with ACUConfig on Linux and Windows?


we are a physics department at a large German university where we deploy several hundred desktop PCs running both Windows and Linux. We use Intel AMT to perform maintenance and administration of these computers since it helps to minimize the amount of sneaker networking we have to do.

All desktop PCs are DELL OptiPlex machines, ranging from 745 series machine through 755, 760, 760, 780 and up to current machines like the OptiPlex 9080, all these machines support Intel AMT.

Mesh Central meets Use Case Reference Designs

For a few years now I've been working on "Use Case Reference Designs" (UCRDs) for vPro, and AMT. The idea behind these is to take a technology like IDE Redirection (a feature on all computers that have AMT) and create a use case that can be used with it. For example, if you work on a help desk, I imagine there are times when you need to access the files on your customer's computer. E.G.

Intel® vPro™ Platform Solution Manager Crashing on Connect

I am trying to use the Intel® vPro™ Platform Solution Manager to connect to a machine. 

I enter all the machine data including IP address, username, and password, but when I press connect(or let it autoconnect) I see the following error and the program crashes.

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