[vpro] Intel(r) vPro(tm) Technology Heartbeat – February 27, 2009



From: admin@lists.myITforum.com [mailto:admin@lists.myITforum.com] On Behalf Of Gartner, Michele
Sent: Friday, February 27, 2009 11:17 AM
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Subject: [vpro] Intel(r) vPro(tm) Technology Heartbeat

February 27, 2009

Intel® vPro™ Technology Heartbeat

This heartbeat communication is a bi-weekly summary of key communications. Use the links below to find up-to-date information:


·       Activation Cheat Sheet

·       Known Issues, BKMs, & Workarounds

·       ROI Analysis Docs

·       Tools for Activation

·       Use Cases

·       vPro Useful Links



·         Activator LiveCD Utility Now Available

This utility enhances the bare metal configuration capabilities of Intel vPro technology. (2.16.09)

·         “Intel IT and the Economic Environment” by Vice President, CIO Diane Bryant.

In this 5-minute video, Diane discusses ITs strategic role for Intel in a downturn economy and references Intel vPro technology. Diane talks about how Intel ITs client and server refresh strategy is self-funding. (2.13.09)

·         Manageability Developer Tool Kit Release v. 0.6.09037.2 (External)

The download site lists the recent changes, known issues, and overview. (2.11.09)

·         Now Available: Hot fix for Intel® Client Manageability add-on for Microsoft SMS 2003 version 5.0.3

This fix reduces the number of simultaneous connections in redirection flow (W/A for AMT 2.5 firmware issue), fixes SCS discovery flows to prevent simultaneous discoveries, and fixes service stopping failures. (1.28.09)

Training and User Docs

·         Adding Wireless Configuration Support to Microsoft SCCM

This blog post contains a ZIP file that demonstrates how to embed wireless configuration support into Microsoft SCCM. (2.20.09)

·         Intel® Management Engine User Guide for Intel® AMT 5.0

This guide discusses configuration procedures for Basic (SMB), Standard, and Advanced (Enterprise) provisioning models for the McCreary platform. (2.19.09)

·         Intel® AMT: What you need to know about SOL/IDE-R and SMB

This blog post discusses the SCS Lite tool and how it affects provisioning. (2.19.09)

·         Troubleshooting Guide for Deploying Intel vPro Technology with Microsoft SCCM 2007

This guide contains tips gathered over seven months of deployment projects. (2.17.09)

·         Updated: Known Issues and Best Practices

Q&A on customized Intel® AMT firmware (2.20.09)







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Michele Gartner

Digital Office | End User Platform Engineering

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