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Workaround for older NET/Sonus firmware Java Real Time Monitor being blocked

Oracle have taken a positive step of blocking Unsigned Java RIAs (Rich Internet Applications) in the latest version of Java, this is a good idea from a security point of view (more details here). Sonus have a great Real Time Monitor view on the gateway web interface that relies on Java. It shows the real time status of trunks and calls. Unfortunately in earlier version of Firmware (2.2.1 and...

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...

Net VX gateway: Changing the internal private IP range

I hit an issue today I haven’t hit before. I was deploying a net vx gateway and I hit the following error when trying to upload my config: “CRITICAL ERROR: IP Adapter #1 Interface ip0 has an invalid IP address: IP address within internal private range ERROR: DNS entry 1 has bad IP address: IP address within internal private range ERROR: DNS entry 2 has bad IP address: IP address within internal...

Walkthrough of NET UX1000 Survivable Branch Appliance setup for #Lync

Here are some quick screenshots walking through the setup of a UX1000 with the SBA module for Lync. From a setup point of view you can think of Gateways with SBA’s as 2 devices in one. Where net particularly excels is making it nice and easy to setup both the “gateway” and “SBA” from one Web interface. As you will see on the walkthrough the setup process is pretty fluid. This walkthrough is on a...

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 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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