• 01/05/2021
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Host Based Configuration via OS

This configuration is performed locally (host-based configuration) using the settings in a configuration profile. The configuration profile is saved as an XML file named Profile.xml, and will be located in the same folder as the Configuration Utility.
Single-System Configuration
Perform an OS-based configuration by launching ACUWizard as Admin. Once it’s launched follow these steps:
  1. Create the profile by opening the ACUWizard, and then selecting
    Configure/Unconfigure this System
    Configuration Methods
    Figure 1.
    Configuration methods.
  2. Select
    Configure via Windows
  3. Select
  4. In the
    Intel® AMT Configuration Utility –
    Configure via Windows
    and do the following:
    1. In
      Current Password
      , type a password. This is the password for the Intel® MEBX, if the password has not been changed, the default password is 
    2. Fill in
      New Password
      Confirm Password
      Example of Configure via Windows
      Figure 2.
      Example of Configure via Windows
    3. Select
      Override Default Settings
      , and then click
      Network Settings
      1. If OS is set as DHCP enabled, verify the settings. Typical settings are:
      2. Use the Following as FQDN – Select
        Host Name
      3. Select the
        Shared FQDN
      4. Select
        Get IP from DHCP Server.
      5. Update the DNS directly or via DHCP option 81.
      6. Select
    4. If the OS IP is static, select the
      Change the IP section
      radio button and then select
      Use the same IP as the host.
    5. Select
      Example of Network Settings
      Figure 3.
      Example of Network Settings.
  5. The software saves the profile for potential future use. Enter and confirm the
    Encryption Password.
  6. Select
  7. Configuring your System Dialog
    box launches. Wait until it closes, which can take a few minutes.
  8. Screen should now show
    Configuration Complete.
  9. Select
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Product and Performance Information


Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.