Intel vPro Technology Module for Microsoft Windows PowerShell
The 3.2 version of the Intel® vPro™ Technology Module for Microsoft* PowerShell* has just released. Microsoft’s implementation of Windows PowerShell allows IT professionals to achieve greater control and productivity of their environment through a powerful command line shell and scripting language. Within this scripting language's consistent syntax and utilities the PowerShell Module for Intel vPro Technology will allow IT professionals to extend their PowerShell reach to include direct manageability of Intel Core vPro Processor clients independent of power state or Operating System health.
This release of the PowerShell Module for Intel vPro Technology includes the following features in addition to all the features from prior releases:
CIRA Proxy support
All cmdlets in the module have the ability to be transparently routed through a CIRA proxy.
Known Issues in the 3.2 release
- The Intel® vPro™ Technology Module for Microsoft Windows* Powershell* requires Powershell 2.0 and WinRM 2.0 to function properly. These are provided automatically with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. For earlier versions of Microsoft Windows. Refer to the kb article located at the following website: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968930.
- Remote Configuration is not supported from a Windows XP based console. Windows XP does not send the full certificate chain Intel® Active Management Technology expects resulting in a trust error. Windows 7, Server 2003, and Server 2008 all support the protocol, however Server 2003 requires a hotfix KB960804.
- The Powershell Drive Provider feature works only on Intel® vPro™ clients with Intel® Active Management Technology v3.2 or greater.
- The UUID reported from systems with AMT firmware 5.1 is incorrect. The first three words have their bytes reversed.