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CentOS Yum: Disable A Specific Mirror

Installing a bunch of packages on a CentOS server today I ran into an issue where the CentOS Base mirror I was using was incredibly slow. First I checked to make sure that the yum-fastestmirror plugin was installed which it was. Next I attempted to clear the fastest mirror plugin cache by running “yum clean…

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Upgrade Firmware On Linksys PAP2T-NA

I have a client with a Cisco 2811 with primarily Cisco 7960 phones configured off of it. Recently hey switched their telecommunications¬†provider but didn’t get a POTS line for the fax machine. I am going to try to configure a PAP2T-NA to convert from SIP to POTS for the fax machine to see if it…