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Intel® System Management Software

A suite of software products designed to reduce the cost and time of managing servers

Intel® System Management Software

Key features

  • Predictive Failure Analysis and alerting
  • View sensor and system event logs
  • Hardware asset inventory and health reporting
  • Remote power on/off/reboot
  • Supports Windows* and Linux* environments
  • Web-based interface (accessible from anywhere with only a browser)

Get peace of mind

Small and midsize business (SMBs) face complex IT challenges similar to those of large enterprises, but often without the large budget or staff of IT specialists. Intel® System Management Software is a set of management applications that let you view and control hardware (servers, desktops, and laptops) and software (operating systems, applications, and patches) across your network.

Simple

  • Easy to set up and maintain a reliable IT infrastructure
  • Streamline tasks throughout server life cycle with remote management
  • Manage IT functions with a single suite of tools

Smart

  • Specifically for small and midsize business
  • Reduced travel time and costs
  • Proactive solution to server management with predictive failure alerts

Scalable

  • Plugin available for popular enterprise consoles so multiple nodes can be managed from a central console
  • Agents available for environments from SMB to enterprise and cloud

Intel® System Management Software: Application

Intel® Active System Console

Built specifically for small businesses, Intel Active System Console is a lightweight console that gives you basic server monitoring capabilities, including server health and an integrated baseboard management controller (Integrated BMC) configuration.

  • See overall server status on one screen
  • Manage server power consumption
  • Get e-mail alerts
  • View product demo

 

 

 

 

 

Intel® Active System Console

Intel® SNMP Subagent

Intel® SNMP Subagent integrates with third-party enterprise management consoles that support SNMP so you can get server hardware information and monitor server health status.

  • Supports get/set SNMP calls with management information base (MIB) included
  • Sends SNMP traps when thresholds are crossed
  • Support for both Windows and Linux
  • Supports SNMP v1/v3

Intel® System Management Software: Embedded

Integrated BMC

Full IPMI 2.0 stack available for comprehensive remote (out-of-band) or local (in-band) management

  • Monitors more than 100 sensors on most Intel® Server Boards.
  • Power and thermal management.
  • Enhanced reliability: Will reboot itself if firmware crashes for any reason.
  • Always running even if the operating system is not as long as the power to system is present.

Integrated BMC Web Console

Embedded Web Console is available without the requirements for any agents and is always accessible regardless of the state of the operating system

  • View the sensors, event log and asset inventory of the system.
  • Retrieve and download diagnostics log, containing important information about system crashes.
  • Launch KVM and media redirection Intel® Remote Management Module (Intel® RMM) required.
  • Configure e-mail or SNMP alerting as well as other settings.
  • Customization kit available.

Intel® System Management Software information and resources

Product Specifications

Features

Intel® Active System Console

Intel® SNMP Subagent

Integrated BMC Integrated BMC web console

Install Requirements

Application: Requires agent install on top of operating system Embedded: Nothing to install and always running
Server Environment Small business, mid-market: One to ten servers

Enterprise and cloud

Mid-market, enterprise, cloud, HPC All

User Interface

Web-based: Walkup and remote

Integrates into SNMP-aware enterprise tools None: Enables IPMI 2.0 connection Web-based: Remote only

Operating System Support

Windows, Linux

Windows, Linux

Firmware: All Firmware: All
Network Configuration Uses existing operating system network Uses existing operating system network Requires additional network configured by BIOS or utilities Requires additional network configured by BIOS or utilities

Single, Easy-to-Use Console

Yes

 

  Yes
View Operating System and BIOS information Yes   Limited BIOS only Limited BIOS only

Hardware Predictive Failure Analysis

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Sensor Readings

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Hardware Event Log

Yes

 

Yes Yes

Alerting

Yes (e-mail and SNMP)

Yes (SNMP)

Yes (e-mail and SNMP) Yes (e-mail and SNMP)

Reporting

Yes

 

  Yes

BMC Configuration

Yes

 

Yes Yes

Power Management

Yes

 

Yes Yes

Remote Management

Yes: If operating system is up

Yes: If operating system is up

Yes Yes

Remote Power On/Off/Reboot

 

Yes: If operating system is up

Yes Yes

Serial Over LAN (Console Redirection)

 

 

Yes  

OEM Customization

Yes

 

  Yes