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How to Update Sonus/NET UX Gateway Firmware

Quick post as I’ve been asked about this a few times. Here are the steps to upgrade the Sonus UX1000 / UX2000 (the web interface is the same on both). The gateways have a A/B Partition system. This is nice as you can upgrade the inactive partition ready to reboot to it out of hours and if you have any issues you can roll back to the partition with the old firmware prior to the upgrade. Here you...

A look inside the NET/ Sonus UX1000 Gateway/Survivable Branch Appliance – Photos of the hardware

My blog post giving an early look at the net UX1000 got a lot of interest, so I thought people might be interested in some more on the net 1000. The unit is now GA, and I had a chance to play with another unit today. This post is a brief look at what is actually inside the net UX1000. Front of the net UX1000 Front without facia Screw holes for rack mount kit (included) Rear, combinations of ports...

How to add a module to an AudioCodes Mediant 1000 Gateway

One of the nice things about the AudioCodes Mediant 1000 is that it is modular and it is easy to add modules. Here are the steps to add a module to the AudioCodes Mediant 1000 We start with a basic chassis with no ISDN connectivity (note no modules in the config. picture below) First shut the gateway down. Once it is powered down you can remove a blanking panel from the gateway   The modules...

How to Upgrade the Firmware on an net UX gateway

The net UX is the newest gateway from net. Details on the UX are available here It is all web based, and I have to say the Web UI is pretty good, making it much easier to manage than the previous VX gateway with a combo of apps telnet (although with the apps and telnet comes a lot of flexibility). Firstly you will need the latest firmware, which you can get from the net website with the...

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Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

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