Category Archives: AMT

How to run the SCS Discovery Tool

Do you have a system that you believe is Intel(R) AMT capable and you are trying to run  samples but are getting an errors?  Here are some tips on how to make sure your systems *is* Intel AMT capable and is also capable of running the samples in the SDK 1.  Download and run the SCS Discovery [...] Read more >

How to create AMT Certificates using the AMT SDK and OpenSSL

Acknowledgements:  Special thanks to Ajith Illendula and Sudeepti Balepur for sending this guide to me in order to share with our vPro Developers Community.   Instructions for creating Intel AMT Certificates for TLS Encryption using the Intel AMT SDK and OpenSSL 1 Modify the configuration server to not delete the private key and public key: [...] Read more >

How to create AMT Certificates using the AMT SDK and OpenSSL

Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Ajith Illendula and Sudeepti Balepur for sending this guide to me in order to share with our vPro Developers Community. Objectives: 1.  Create certificates for Intel AMT TLS encryption using the Intel AMT SDK and OpenSSL 2.  Using the  TLS.ps1 script,  configure non TLS configured Intel AMT systems to use  TLS communication [...] Read more >

Jeff’s Notebook: Intel® vPro ™ Developer Community – A resource for developing PC manageability & security software

Well, 2012 is here and with the New Year, you’ll be seeing some new topic areas for my blogs.  This year, I’m going to be exploring the additional areas of PC manageability and security software.  This is an area that continues to gain attention by IT managers and software developers that are trying to address the [...] Read more >

Intel(r) AMT KVM not Working

What do you do when you are ready to get started working with Intel Active Management Technology and you are excited about the recent inclusion of a software based (AMT) KVM feature and you can’t get it to work? A while back I wrote a blog –> HERE <– to help out with determining which [...] Read more >

WMI: Provider Not Found

Do you have a system that you believe is Intel(R) AMT capable and you are trying to run the WMI samples but are getting an error?  Here are some tips on how to make sure your systems *is* Intel AMT capable and is also capable of running the WMI samples supported by the WMI Provider. [...] Read more >

Intel System Defense Utility – Tech10 Video!

As some of your may already know, I have been working on the side on maintaining and improving the Intel System Defense Utility (ISDU). It’s an easy to use simple Intel AMT management console that is given for free on the Intel web site and comes with Intel Executive Series motherboards, that is, Intel motherboards [...] Read more >

Communication error between application and Intel® ME module (FW Update Client)

Have you experienced this error message, or one like it?  Then this blog is for you because you could be experiencing an issue with your MEI Driver.  This write-up contains information on how to go about determining if your vPro software is dishing out error messages due to not having a valid MEI Driver installed.  Note:  All OEM [...] Read more >

OpenMDTK – Improved Host Based Provisioning

Just a few days ago I released the first version of the Open Manageability Toolkit (OpenMDTK) with Intel AMT Host Based Provisioning support. Well, I just made a bunch of fixes and released a new version with improved support. For one, the user interface responds better, but the most important new feature in this release [...] Read more >

OpenMDTK – Host Based Provisioning

For the last week, I have been working on adding Intel AMT Host Based Provisioning (HBP) to the Open Manageability Developer Tool Kit (MDTK) and this afternoon, I posted version v0.077 with that feature added in. For people who don’t know, Host Based Provisioning is a quick and easy way to setup Intel AMT 6.1 [...] Read more >

OpenMDTK – Host Based Provisioning

For the last week, I have been working on adding Intel AMT Host Based Provisioning (HBP) to the Open Manageability Developer Tool Kit (MDTK) and this afternoon, I posted version v0.077 with that feature added in. For people who don’t know, Host Based Provisioning is a quick and easy way to setup Intel AMT 6.1 [...] Read more >

When the vPro Universe Collides with Other People and goes "Fractal"

This is one of those things in life that you probably don’t know what it is and why it is important until you need it.  If you are part of the “Other People” then you don’t care.  You should probably go find something else to read, in that case.  But let me just say, in [...] Read more >

Intel System Defense Utility v2.0.5

I just got word that Intel System Defense Utility (ISDU) version 2.0.5 got posted on the Intel web site. For people who don’t know, ISDU is a simple Intel AMT management console that ships with Intel Executive Series Motherboards and also available freely online. The tool is intended to allow people to start using the [...] Read more >

Performing Remote Configuration with Java

In my last Java blog I demonstrated how one could perform Host-based configuration of AMT with Java. Now I’m going talk about how to perform Remote Configuration. The differences between Host-based and remote configuration lies primarily on were the configuration code runs and the security requirements to execute the code. With the Host based method, [...] Read more >

Como fazer a ativação do Intel© vPro™ – Modo Enterprise: PKI

No post passado, havíamos discutido a respeito das diferentes estratégias e formas de realizar a ativação da tecnologia Intel vPro dentro da organização, agora vamos discutir especificamente o modo Enterprise usando infra-estrutura de chaves públicas (PKI). A opção por começar… Read more >

Como fazer a ativação do Intel© vPro™ – Modo Enterprise: PKI

No post passado, havíamos discutido a respeito das diferentes estratégias e formas de realizar a ativação da tecnologia Intel vPro dentro da organização, agora vamos discutir especificamente o modo Enterprise usando infra-estrutura de chaves públicas (PKI). A opção por começar… Read more >