Intel® Centrino® 2 with vPro™ technology Setup and Configuration for HP Business Notebook PCs Introduction............................2 Purpose ............................2 AMT Setup and Configuration....................... 2 AMT System Phases.......................... 2 SMB Mode – AMT Setup and Configuration with MEBx................ 3 Password Guidelines ........................3 SMB Mode –...
Introduction Purpose HP Compaq Business Notebook 2510p, 2710p, 6910p, 8510p and 8710p models use Intel Centrino Pro technology and the HP EliteBook Business Notebook 2530p, 2730p, 6930p, 8530p and w, and 8730w use Intel Centrino 2 with vPro technology to simplify PC management and reduce IT related expenditures.
Factory • In-Setup • Operational • The Factory phase is the initial stage. The system has been built from the factory. No AMT Setup and Configuration has been done. The only way to access AMT in Factory phase is through the MEBx. This phase will end for SMB mode systems once the default password has been changed.
The following characters are not allowed: Quotation mark “ • Apostrophe ‘ • • Comma • Greater than > Less than < • Colon • Ampersand & • • Space SMB Mode – AMT Setup and Configuration Steps: When going through the options in the MEBx for the first time (Factory phase), the default settings are in place.
a. Select Enabled. This option enables or disables the ME. It is only used for diagnostic purposes. If there is a problem where the ME is affected, it can be removed from the system to eliminate it from the suspect list until root cause is found. Note that if the ME is disabled, then all AMT is also disabled.
Mobile: ON in S0, S3/AC, S4-5/AC Mobile: ON in S0, ME Wake in S3/AC (for AMT 4.x) Mobile: ON in S0, ME Wake in S3/AC, S4-5/AC (for AMT 4.x) S0 is the ON state. The PC is fully functioning. All system devices and operating system, if available, are running.
This option is a toggle, the next time it is accessed the opposite setting is prompted. b. DHCP Disable Default Setting : DHCP Enabled Recommended Setting : User Dependent i. Select Y. DHCP can be used if it is available. If DHCP is used, then steps 19c through 19g are not necessary.
Leave as 0.0.0.0 if this option is not needed. h. Domain Name i. Enter a domain name Default Setting : None Recommended Setting : Network Dependent 20) Skip Provisioning Server. Default Setting : 0.0.0.0 Recommended Setting : Network Dependent This option is used in Enterprise mode when an Intel AMT Setup and Configuration (Provisioning) server is available.
Default Setting : Enabled Recommended Setting : Enabled i. Select Enabled. This option enables / disables Serial Over LAN (SOL) functionality. d. IDE Redirection Default Setting : Enabled Recommended Setting : Enabled i. Select Enabled. This option enables / disables IDE Redirection (IDE-R) functionality. 24) Skip Secure Firmware Update.
Limited remote system management includes: System status • • Managing of wireless profiles • Hardware inventory Event logging • Remote system reset • Changing of network settings • • Addition of new users and passwords • Updating ME firmware WebGUI support is enabled by default for SMB Setup and Configured systems. WebGUI support for Enterprise Setup and Configured systems is determined by the Setup and Configuration Server.
Enterprise Mode Setup and Configuration Enterprise mode is for large corporate customers. In this mode, a Setup and Configuration Server (S&CS) is required. An S&CS is a server that runs an application over a network that performs AMT Setup and Configuration. The S&CS is also known as a Provisioning Server as seen in the MEBx.
Recommended Setting : Network Interface Enabled i. Select N. If network is disabled, then all remote AMT capabilities are disabled and TCP/IP settings will not be necessary. This option is a toggle, the next time it is accessed the opposite setting is prompted.
so counting dashes PIDs are 9 characters and PPS are 40 characters. They must be generated by an S&CS. The Admin Password, PID, and PPS can be populated by the use of a pre-generated USB key generated by the ISV Management Console. 20) Skip Un-Provision.
Default Setting : 0x0 Recommended Setting : 0x0 25) Return to previous menu. 26) Hit Esc to exit. a. Select Y. This will exit the MEBx Setup and save settings. 27) The system will continue to the operating system. At this point the system is out of Factory Mode and is in In-Setup mode. It is ready to be deployed in a corporation.
d. HTTP Digest credentials e. HTTP Negotiate credentials Other options can be set depending on S&CS implementation. 33) The system goes from In-Setup phase to Operational phase. AMT is fully operational. Once in the Operational phase, the system can be remotely managed and can be provided to the end-user for regular use.
Appendix A: Power / Sleep / Global States Explained Under Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) specification a PC can be in one of several Power states. These power states are also known as Sleep (Sx) states or Global (Gx) states. is the ON state.
Appendix B: Questions and answers How can the MEBx be locally accessed? The MEBx can be locally accessed by pressing CTRL-P during POST. What is the default username and password for the MEBx? The default username and password are both “admin”. Why does the MEBx not accept my new password? All MEBx passwords, other than the default password, must comply with the strong password guidelines.
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