For ArcGIS I enrolled UVM in the ESRI Development Center (EDC) program.  UVM affiliates are allowed to install ArcGIS on personal computers providing they are under the supervision of UVM EDC personnel (  Please let me know if you have any questions.




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From: Technology Discussion at UVM [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Bryan Fleming
Sent: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 3:28 PM
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Subject: Re: ESET License?


Good clarification, thanks Dean and Andrew.   Is that true also of other licensed software such as endnote, ArcGIS and others? I'm looking at the specific of a personal machine for work use, and not using endnote to catalog your DVDs. ;)  A gray area for sure though.

So just a few thoughts worth considering.. 

1)With the VPN we can't access local networks while connected, this is to protect campus resources from whatever nastiness is present on your local network.  (since many machines will route by default) But the computer that is connecting may have all sorts of nastiness on it which through the VPN can get access to the campus. 

2)I know some staff/faculty members that bring their personal laptop on campus to do work. (again with the result of nastiness getting access to campus)

3)For planning for and in the event of a pandemic people are/would be specifically asked to be doing work on their personal machines.

There is of course then the concern of sensitive data being used on compromised systems.  An expensive and damaging potential problem.

I'm not saying that antivirus is any sort of panacea, but it's one more part of the puzzle.  Granted with Microsoft's protection now being free this may be less of a point than previously, but many users aren't aware of it as a solution.
>From a security standpoint it looks to me like providing some sort of solution to staff & faculty might well be in UVM's best interest.  And in fact may be far less expensive than privacy breach remediation and litigation.

It seems like we should set some sort of policy with it published very very clearly (probably a link right on the the download for the VPN would be a good idea) for personal machines used for work (and there may be one, but the link on the vpn download still strikes me as a good idea), be it that it has to use protection we provide (if we were to update our license) or to use one of some suggested products ideally including at least one free solution.  Perhaps adding them at least as links to the software download site for personal machines.   Of course that may leave us needing to support those programs as well.

This could be as simple (and inexpensive) as adding a link to the software download site to Microsoft security essentials for personal machines, linking a policy off the VPN download and planning to support security essentials.  But for liability and prevention reasons it would seem like a good thing to make as explicit as possible.


Dean Williams wrote:

The software download site now carries this clarification of the NOD32 license: 


Licensed for UVM students on personally-owned computers and for faculty/staff on UVM-owned computers only.

Thanks to Jonathan Trigaux for getting that clarification in place.  





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On Nov 11, 2009, at 1:51 PM, Andrew Hendrickson wrote:

Greg already covered this: NOD32 isn't licensed for off campus, but clients outside of UVM can retrieve updates.

On Nov 11, 2009, at 1:43 PM, Bryan Fleming wrote:



Andrew are you sure about that?  (the licensing part) I'd be surprised since there's no restrictions mentioned on the software site.


I know you can get definition updates off campus, but that could be in place just for laptops traveling.



Andrew Hendrickson wrote:

NOD32 isn't licensed for use off campus.


Don't think that push works outside UVM unless you're connected via VPN.


On Nov 11, 2009, at 11:05 AM, Kor Kiley wrote:


How about home machines using nod32.  Will the new license get pushed out to them too?




J. Greg Mackinnon wrote:

It's no big deal... we have a new license in hand, and it will start getting pushed out to clients shortly (within the next 48 hours).


Sorry for the inconvenience.  We did /try/ to the the license renewal done before this warning popped up, and we /almost/ made it in time... but not quite.




Tyler Whitney wrote:

I too am seeing the message, see attachment.






Mary F. Parent wrote:

Hi -


It showed on my system this morning, vers. 4.0.424 (on Vista), on other with save vers. 4.0.424 (XP), and another with an older version of 3.X (XP).  I was just about to send this to ETS-TECH...





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ETS Client Services

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405




On 11/11/2009 9:12 AM, Will Sawyer wrote:

Hi, all.


Eset is now showing a warning that the license is going to expire in 14 days.  Are others seeing this?  Will we be getting renewals soon?  Our fellow staffers are going to start asking about it...






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