Utilizing Power Management

Utilizing Power Management

This feature provides programming of multiple power management operations with multiple schedules into one easy to use tool. It Admins can schedule for an organization, a group of devices or individual devices.

Only eligible Windows PCs and Smart Edge devices with Intel vPro agent installed have access to this feature.
There are other reasons that may prevent the device from being eligible: the device has a AMT version less than 11.8; it is already included in another program; it is pending deletion; it is unlicensed. When a device is not eligible, a tooltip listed next to the device name explains the reason.



To access Power Management, click Device Management > Power Management.

If there is one or more programs already active, you will see these two tabs:
  1. Programs: This tab displays the list of currently active programs.
  2. Devices: This tab displays the list of devices within a program. You can select one or more devices, click on Program details and view the information related to the scheduled program.

To create one or more programs:
  1. Click Add Program or click the add program icon +. The window Create New Program displays the list of eligible devices.
  2. Enter the program name.
  3. Select one or more devices from the list.
  4. Select the operation(s) you want to set: Power Off, Sleep or Hibernate.
Power Off
To execute the operation right away, select Apply Immediately. To set a schedule: 
  1. Set the Frequency : Choose to execute the program One Time Only, Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
  2. Select the appropriate options for the frequency.
  3. Set Start Date and Start Time.
  4. Power on Time and Power on Date. 
 Sleep or Hibernate (same procedure for both)
 To execute the operation immediately, select Apply Immediately. To set a schedule: 
  1. Set the Frequency : Choose to execute the program One Time Only, Daily, Weekly or Monthly.
  2. Select the appropriate options for the frequency.
  3. Set Start Date and Start Time .
  4. Set Wake Time and Wake Date.           
      5. If you selected more than one operation, click Validate to make sure the operations are not overlapping.  
      6. Review the program(s) settings. To apply changes, click Back, edit settings, then click Next.
      7. Click Save and Apply.

The list of programs is displayed. You have the following options: 
  1. To review a program schedule, click the arrow located next to the program name.
  2. To view the list of devices associated to the program, click See Device List icon.
  3. To delete a program, click the Garbage icon.
  4. To edit the program, click the Edit Program icon. You have these options: 
    1. Remove device
    2. Add device
    3. Edit program
    4. Delete program
When you have finished the modifications click Validate and then Confirm. A confirmation window displays all the changes. Click Save and Confirm.



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