Hagerman Blog

Social Engineering – How To Protect Yourself

Posted by John Boline on Nov 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Social Engineering involves using deception to gain access to your system, data or network. It can be physical or in the form of  mail and web access. This presentation focuses on email / website trickery and how to protect you and your machine from infection.

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Topics: Technical Perspective

Switchable Graphics: Optimizing Graphic Settings

Posted by John Boline on Aug 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

So you finally got that new computer hardware. You get your CAD software or other programs loaded, and you realize, things don’t look right. You have icons missing or other problems with graphics. What do you do?

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Topics: Technical Perspective

Verifying Open Ports for the License Manager

Posted by Travis Nave on Jul 28, 2017 1:46:32 PM

Troubleshooting the Autodesk Network License Manager (NLM) can be confusing, with all of the different error messages and various codes.  One of the most common reoccurring themes is testing whether the network ports are open to both the client and the server itself.   The Autodesk software needs to have access to two separate ports to work properly.  One is the master daemon port, which is typically 27000 (but can typically range from 27000 to 27009) and the other is the vendor daemon port, which Autodesk has been officially assigned 2080.  If you have changed the default ports in your license file, then you will need to note which ports are being used when verifying if they are open.

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Topics: Technical Perspective