Topic last updated—March 2008

This task requires the out of band management feature in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1. For more information, see Out of Band Management in Configuration Manager 2007 SP1 and Later.

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

To troubleshoot computers when the operating system has stopped responding and to manage computers when the computer is turned off, does not have the Configuration Manager 2007 client installed, or does not have an operating system installed, use the following resources.

Getting Started

The following topics provide information about getting started with out of band management.


The following topics provide information about the procedures for planning, configuring, and using out of band management.


For out of band management troubleshooting information, see Troubleshooting Out of Band Management.

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