Manual initialization through MEBx requires significantly more time and is more prone to errors, because you must manually type all of the information. In general, use the USB key initialization if you can.
In the Symantec Management Console, on the Settings menu, click All Settings.
In the left pane, click Remote Management > Out of Band Management > Configuration Service Settings > Security Keys.
On the Security Keys page, click the Generate security keys symbol.
In the Generate Security Keys dialog box, specify the following, and then click OK when done:
Number of security keys to generate
Type a number equal or greater than the number of Intel AMT computers you want to initialize. Each key is used only once. There is no problem with generating extra keys for use later or even not at all.
Factory default Intel Management Engine password
The default value is "admin", unless you specifically asked the OEM to preconfigure Intel AMT computers with a different password.
New Intel Management Engine password
This password will replace the default MEBx password.
Exiting the MEBx and restarting the computer might be required for the additional Intel AMT configuration options to appear in the MEBx.
If you have the Intel AMT already enabled, before you make any further changes, select Un-Provision > Full Unprovision in the MEBx to reset all Intel AMT settings to their defaults. This removes any settings that can fail the setup and configuration process. We recommend you doing so even if this is the first time you accessed the MEBx.
Set the Provision Mode to Enterprise, if it is not already set.
Modify the Provisioning Server settings. Type the IP of the configuration server and SCS port (the port that Intel SCS is listening to for Hello messages). By default, the port is 9971.
To view the port, in the Symantec Management Console, click Settings > All Settings > Remote Management > Out of Band Management > Configuration Service Settings > General.
Type a PID-PPS pair from the print-out you made.
Mark the key pair on the paper as used. Each PID-PPS pair can only be used once.
Configure additional parameters, if necessary.
Exit the MEBx.
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