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Best Method of Integration of vPro in My Enviroment

Good Afternoon -

I'm wanting to start using vPro in my enviroment. After doing research and trying different apps for the past couple of hours, I'm kinda stuck and need some assistance.

What I'm Trying to Do

The company I work for has 4 major sites across the globe with about 500 users at each. The majority of the laptops & workstations deployed at these locations are Lenovos - most which have support for vPro (seemingly). None of these computer, however, have ever been configured for vPro. Also, I am the SCCM administrator for our company and have integrated it from scratch over the past 14 months. It currently controls many aspects including software deployment, operating system deployment, and updates - I'd like to add vPro to that list. I'd think that remote desktop would be the # 1 feature wanted.

Where to Start?

Given the above scenario, what's the best way to get up and running with all of these client? I've already downloaded and tried some programs, but must be missing a couple of things. I tried out the ACUWizard and created a profile, but can't get any further than that as I don't have RCS installed on any of my machines. Is this stuff even needed? I don't plan on using all the featues if so.

I guess the first step would be how do I deploy the RCS service? I tried locating an MSI to deploy with SCCM, burt couldn't find anything.

Your help would be greatly appreciated - Thanks! Ben

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I would suggest checking the Intel® vPro Activation for Small and Medium Business so you can check instructions on how Intel® vPro™ Technology works, here you will find the best provisioning method:

http://www.intelsalestraining.com/intelpartnertraining/?cid=679206 http://www.intelsalestraining.com/intelpartnertraining/?cid=679206

You can find the latest Intel® Setup and Configuration Service version 7.1 at:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?ProductID=3051&DwnldID=19881&lang=eng&iid=dc_rss http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?ProductID=3051&DwnldID=19881&lang=eng&iid=dc_rss

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Hi Ben,

You can actually use SCCM to configure your machines.

A good place to start planning your deployment would be this site: http://www.intel.com/go/vpro101 http://www.intel.com/go/vpro101

The steps listed will help you identify any pre-requisites and give you an idea of the overall process.

Step # 4 will help you create a customized activation recommendation.

More guides on the activation process for SCCM can be found here:

/docs/DOC-1370 http://communities.intel.com/docs/DOC-1370

Just check out the section related to SCCM.

Hope this helps!

Josh

http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/remote-support/activation-of-intel-vpro-technology.html http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/remote-support/activation-of-intel-vpro-technology.html
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