Planning for Out of Band Management

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

This section provides planning information about using out of band management in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.

Note

The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and later.

In This Section

Determine Whether You Should Use Out of Band Management

Determine Administrator Roles and Processes for Out of Band Management

Choose Between In-Band Provisioning and Out of Band Provisioning

Choose Between Power On Commands with Out of Band Management and Wake-Up Packets for Wake On LAN

Decide Whether You Need a Customized Firmware Image From Your Computer Manufacturer

Decide Whether You Should Register an Alias for the Out of Band Service Point in DNS

Determine Whether You Should Install the Out of Band Service Point

Determine Whether to Configure an AMT Provisioning and Discovery Account for Out of Band Management

Decide How to Migrate from an AMT-Based Management Solution to Out of Band Management in Configuration Manager

Determine Whether You Should Configure Support for 802.1X and Wireless Networks

See Also

Concepts

Prerequisites for Out of Band Management

Other Resources

Out of Band Management in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and Later

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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