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Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band

Summary: The Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band replaces our previous 'Out of Band' tools and is now in the Dell Client Command Suite.

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Symptoms

The Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band is in the Dell Client Command Suite and replaces our previous out of band tools. 

The Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band console extends Dell Client Command Suite’s system management capabilities to out of band systems, PCs that are offline or have inaccessible operating system. It helps our customers by enabling them to remotely manage an endpoint’s BIOS, wipe a device’s hard drive, and simultaneously update multiple systems."


Features

  • USB Provisioning
  • Subnet Discovery
  • BIOS Configuration (boot order, passwords, settings, and so forth)
  • Remote KVM
  • HDD wipe
  • Power Management
NOTE: KVM Connect feature is not supported in Dell Command | Integration Suite for System Center 6.1.0 and Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.1.0. To use KVM feature, you can use Intel Endpoint Management Assistant (Intel EMA) or Mesh Commander (an open-source tool from Intel).
For more information, see Intel Mesh Commander, Mesh Commander User’s Guide, Video Tutorials, and Mesh Commander KVM functionality usage.
 
NOTE: To use the KVM Connect feature in Dell Command | Integration Suite for System Center 6.2.0, Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.2.0 and above versions, install the MeshCommander application (an open source tool from Intel). For more information, see MeshCommander.
 
NOTE: The support for Intel Setup and Configuration Software (Intel SCS) is deprecated from Dell Command | Integration Suite for System Center 6.3.0 and Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.3.0.

Cause

Downloads

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.3.1 (Released November 2022)

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Documentation

  • Support for Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band | Documentation

Documentation

Fixes and Enhancements:

  • Fixes:
    • Application updates to address security vulnerabilities including (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures - CVE) such as CVE-2022-3602 and CVE-2022-3786.

Resolution

Previous Release 

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.3.0 (Released October 2022)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Enhancements:
      • Updated the Intel Active Management Technology SDK version to 16.0.4.1.
      • Updated the BIOS Settings list.
      • Updated .NET Framework version to 4.8.0.
      • Enhanced the security of application.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.2.0 (Released July 2022)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Fixes:
      • Application updates to address security vulnerabilities.
    • Enhancements:
      • Added the KVM Connect functionality using MeshCommander (an open source tool from Intel).
      • Added SHA-256 and SHA-384 Hash Algorithms support for USB Provisioning functionality.
      • Added support for Task Queue to display reports for removed clients.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.1.0 (Released April 2022)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed an issue where Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band cannot modify power policy.
      • Fixed an issue where Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band cannot set the battery health report.
      • Fixed an issue where Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band cannot report system types for Desktop, Notebook, All-in-one, Tablet, Convertible, and Detachable.
      • Fixed an issue where Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band cannot discover clients in some IP ranges.
    • Enhancements:
      • Updated the BIOS Settings list.
      • Updated the Intel Active Management Technology SDK version to 16.0.0.1.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.0.1 (Released February 2022)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed the issue where Intel AMT client unavailable error message is displayed, and the client stops responding.
        This issue occurs when resuming from Sleep, Hibernate, or Shutdown state (MOFF state) when connected to WLAN.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 4.0 (Released October 2021)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed the issue with the Client Discovery feature where the faulty clients remain in Selected list and the valid clients are added to Available list.
      • Fixed the issue where the BIOS attribute status is displayed in Task View when multiple BIOS Attributes are selected.
    • Enhancements:
      • Updated the BIOS Settings list.
      • Supports Intel Endpoint Management Assistant (EMA) provisioned clients.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 3.5 (Released 06/2021)

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  • Fixes and Enhancements:
    • Fixes:
      • Fixed the dual reboot issue of the system when performing the administrator password clear operation when both the administrator and system passwords are set.
      • Fixed the Client Discovery DNS search issue when Active Directory service is installed on another system.
      • Fixed the Client Discovery IP Address search issue when IP Address range is given in decreasing order.
      • Fixed the special character issue where the product name Dell Command Intel® vPro™ Out of Band is displayed incorrectly as Dell Command Intel? vPro? Out of Band.
      • Fixed the issue where incorrect task details are displayed during the administrator password clear operation.
      • Fixed the Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band issue of recursive display of error message while entering 300 plus characters on account setup screen.
      • Fixed the Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band issue where the system type is displayed incorrectly by updating the CIM class from CIM_ComputerSystem to CIM_Chassis.
      • Fixed the Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band issue where messages stating Intel AMT Client Not Available are displayed when the system is provisioned wirelessly. This issue occurs while performing a BIOS operation, with the idle time-out set as 1 minute from BIOS and after waiting for 3 minutes.
    • Enhancements:
      • Updated the table name "EventBlackList" to "EventBlockList" in the Indications database.

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 3.4 (Released 02/2021)

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  • Enhancements:
    • Added new BIOS attributes in the BIOS settings.          

  • Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band 3.3 (Released 10/2020)

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Documentation

Additional Information

 

Videos

 

Article Properties


Affected Product

Dell Command | Intel vPro Out of Band

Last Published Date

28 Nov 2022

Version

15

Article Type

Solution