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Using Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager

Use this topic to set the TPM policy using Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager.


  1. Start the server and press the key according to the on-screen instructions to display the Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager interface.

    Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager is the default System Setup interface.

    If you need to switch to the text mode interface, go to:

  2. If the power-on Administrator password is required, enter the password.

  3. From the System Summary page, click Update VPD.

  4. Set the policy to one of the following settings.
    • The policy to be set must match with the TPM hardware device. For example, when the hardware device is an onboard chip for customers outside Chinese Mainland, if the policy is set to NationZ TPM 2.0 enabled - China only, the setting will fail.

    • The policy will be automatically locked once it is set via Lenovo XClarity Provisioning Manager.

    • Once the policy is successfully set and locked, the policy cannot be unlocked and reset on field sites.

    TPM PolicyDescription

    The default setting and must be changed to one of the other 3 policies.

    NationZ TPM 2.0 enabled - China only

    Customers in Chinese Mainland that intend to enable TPM should select this TPM policy.

    TPM enabled - ROW

    Customers outside Chinese Mainland that intend to enable TPM should select this TPM policy.

    Permanently disabled

    Customers in Chinese Mainland with no TPM or customers that require to disable TPM should enable this policy.