Unless using certificates, vPro computers should not be exposed to the Internet. Remember, the computer’s firewall doesn’t block vPro ports! It takes an external firewall to block vPro.
Remote firewall connections to Intel vPro machines can be made via either:
- SSH port forward to use Intel AMT KVM
- VPN to the remote PC network
Intel AMT vPro ports
Don’t open these ports to the public Internet!
|16992||HTTP remote web UI|
|16993||HTTPS remote web UI, TLS requires this port|
|16995||KVM traffic when TLS is used|
Diagnosing vPro PC problems remotely
With the ports above forwarded to your laptop, try web browsing to
If you have previously enabled the vPro VNC server, you can connect on Port 5900 with any VNC client over the VPN or SSH tunnel.
If you have the commercial (paid) RealVNC Viewer Plus, you can connect via the ports above, with certificate instead of password is generally preferable.