Category Archives: Intel SW Partner Program

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 Configure your System to Run the IntelvPro PowerShell Module

If you are trying to run the vPro PowerShell scripts on your management console but are running into errors, it is possible that either the vPro PowerShell Module has not been installed and/or it is not configured correctly.   The following steps demonstrate how to configure your system in order to use this powerful interface. Step [...] 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 >

01.2012: Intel(r) AMT Developer’s Most Wanted

What is the Heci and LMS – this is the rolling question week after week.  Reseting the ME password. Intel VT-d and how is Intel AMT enabled?  Here are the most popular Forum threads and blogs during the last few weeks. Top 15 Forum Threads HP DC7700 (2007) Intel Management Engine Password Reset (2007) AMT Error Message “[UNS] [...] Read more >

01.2012: Intel(r) AMT Developer’s Most Wanted

What is the Heci and LMS – this is the rolling question week after week.  Reseting the ME password. Intel VT-d and how is Intel AMT enabled?  Here are the most popular Forum threads and blogs during the last few weeks. Top 15 Forum Threads HP DC7700 (2007) Intel Management Engine Password Reset (2007) AMT Error Message “[UNS] [...] Read more >

12.2011: Intel(r) AMT Developer’s Most Wanted

From UNS,LMS, SOL/LMS/HECI Drivers, MEI Passwords to Clearing the CMOS,  I just ran across a list of our most popular forum threads and blogs and thought it might be good to highlight them.  Top 10 Forum Threads (for the last 13 Weeks) AMT Error Message “[UNS] Failed to subscribe to local Intel(R) AMT” lms service cannot connect to [...] Read more >

Intel(r) AMT and the Intel(r) ME

The Intel® ME is the steam behind Intel Active Management Technology.  Intel AMT is a component of the Intel vPro platform. It uses a number of elements in the Intel vPro platform architecture. The following figure shows the relationship between these elements. The Intel AMT functionality is contained in the ME firmware (Manageability Engine Firmware). [...] 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 >

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 >

Understanding Intel’s Android 4.0 x86 Optimizations- What AnandTech has explained

Last week, I attended Android Developer Conference ( AnDevConII) at San Francisco, and had chance to get shocked by Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) demoed by two Google senior Engineers Chet Haase and Romain Guy. The title of their keynote is “Android  Awesomeness”. It is indeed Awesomeness! Chet and Romain somehow figured out using [...] Read more >

The Keys to Intel vPro Technology: HECI-MEI-LMS-SOL-UNS

It seems that our Developers are spending a lot of time looking for information about HECI drivers.  With vPro being around for many years now (we are on our 7th revision going on 8) I was wondering if this piece of Active Management Technology  is still a puzzle to developers.  In the spirit of figuring [...] 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 >

Register for Intel(R) Technical Presentation "Using Intel(R) Inspector XE 2011 with Fortran Applications" by Jackson Marusarz (Technical Consulting Engineer)

Jackson Marusarz, Technical Consulting Engineer, will be presenting on Aug 17th at 9am PDT on “Using Intel(R) Inspector XE 2011 with Fortran Applications”. Please register and attend. Read more >

Register for Intel(R) Technical Presentation "Modeling parallelism with Intel(R) Parallel Advisor" by Dr.Paul Petersen (Architect)

Paul Petersen, Architect for the Intel(R) Parallel Studio product suite, will be presenting on July 21st at 9am PDT on “Modeling Parallelism with Intel® Parallel Advisor”. Please register and attend. Read more >

Gaming in Transition and Revolution: Pt 4 of 4

Part 4 of 4 (Innovation Changers) This will be my final installment on this blog topic titled: Gaming – in transition and revolution. To briefly recap the previous topics I first talked about the impact of Mobile. In my second installment I covered the changes and evolutions occurring in both formats and business models. In [...] Read more >

New to Parallel Programming?

Intel(R) Software Network (ISN) offers many good collaterals on parallel programming. If you are new to parallel programming or you just simply want to thread your application, it is worth to search the white papers on parallel programming in ISN at http://software.intel.com/en-us/parallel/ . Below is a list of current collaterals on basic parallel programming. This [...] Read more >