Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a file transfer protocol known for its simplicity.

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TFTP Server Configuration

I have UBUNTU running on my laptop and I like it very much - however I am very new to Unix commands and do not understand how you install a program, or file, and config it afterwards. I am trying to ...
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Unable to set up DHCP and TFTP

I want to transfer my kernel image to beaglebone black, and the guide mentions that I should have already set up DHCP and tftp on the host machine. I have set up the TFTP using: sudo apt-get install ...
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PXE boot issue (error 32) / tftp

I have some old laptops that I'd like to boot via LAN. First, because the drives on these are failing / have failed, and because they're now both over 14 years old, and then for the learning ...
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where can I find tftp-hpa server's log file?

I am using tftp-hpa in ubuntu 12.04, where can I see the verbose log of the server? I checked on syslog. there is no log from tftp-hpa server.
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How to: Persistent Ubuntu over tftp

i am currently booting my ubuntu successfully over tftp. I can also save the current state due to a casper filesystem on my USB-Stick. But i want to make my live cd persistent over tftp. I have added ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 MAAS TFTP config file location?

So I have been dipping my toes into the awesomeness that is MAAS, but I am running into trouble. Background: I am trying to set up a MAAS/Juju test cluster using Virtualbox VMs on a Windows desktop. ...
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TFTP client cannot find PXE boot configuration file

I have set up DHCP and TFTP servers to allow boot via network. My server is 192.168.10.50 and the client is 192.168.10.51 The client gives me this: Searching for server (DHCP)... Me: 192.168.10.51, ...
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Ubuntu PXE Boot solely with TFTP

Is there a way to PXE boot Ubuntu directly over TFTP, cutting out NFS? Systems that use the "boot=live" parameter allow for that, but Ubuntu uses Casper.
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tftpd-hpa server (timeout from client side) please help

I'm a bit new to version 14.04 of Ubuntu: No LSB modules are available. I am trying to set up a tftp server, mostly for backup up cisco ios configs. I have followed every tutorial I can, and I'm ...
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LTSP client image load hangs on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm bringing up LTSP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for the first time. The client reaches the point that its console says: TFTP prefix: /ltsp/i386 Trying to load: pxelinux.cfg/default Loading ...
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How to configure tftpd-hpa to allow upload of new files?

I have a 52 u rack w/ multiple cisco switches and routers. I also have an ubuntu server w/ kvm installed. I created a vm w/ ubuntu 12.04 installed for use as a tftp server to transport images between ...
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TFTP trouble: timeout before file found

I've installed TFTP to the best of my knowlege, and am trying to perform a basic function test of get uImage when run in normal user, I get permission denied, when using sudo it replies back ...
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NFS export and dynamic ip

Currently I have a PXE hosted from a xubuntu 12.04 box, using dnsmasq as a dns proxy with TFTPD to host PXE boot files, along with NFS share for the booting file system. I would like to set the ...
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How to set hostnames to specific range of IP addresses on DHCP Server?

I'm working on Diskless Linux Clusters. I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04( DHCP, TFTP and NFS servers installed and configured). When I boot slave machines via Live CD, all of them have same hostname but ...
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need help with tftpd-hpa configs on ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS

i installed a tftp server on ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS with the following command line: sudo apt-get install tftpd-hpa I changed the /etc/default/tftp-hpa file with the following configs: ...
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PXE booting on old computer

So my computer is not working - the disk is totally cleared, I've deleted GRUB and PLOP which I used to install new system, because CD-Rom is broken and BIOS is old (whole computer is old, it's Sony ...
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TFTP Error code 1: File not found

When I'm sending a file through TFTP remotely, it shows an error like tftp> put MYMIBTable.txt /home/amsys/Desktop/ Error code 1: File not found What is the problem? What is the ...
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What nfs export settings do I need to boot the Ubuntu live discs over a network?

End goal: Have the ability to PxE boot the ubuntu live discs over the network similar to what is seen in this guide What has been achieved: PxE server is up and running with gpxelinux.0. Perfectly ...
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Thin Client Lubuntu over PXE Server with DHCP and TFTP

I have 10 old computers (like thin clients) without HDD. So i decided to use Lubuntu as Operating System. In my work we have a PXE server with DHCP and TFTP, they built a debian distro before and for ...
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MAAS with external DHCP TFTP time out

I'm trying to get MAAS up and running, and I've installed the control node without maas-dhcp or maas-dns since I already have another DHCP server. I've set up the next-server attribute in my DHCP ...
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Netinstall PXE for Ubuntu 13.04 keeps rebooting

When I try to perform a netinstall with the 13.04 kernel/initrd the PC keeps rebooting without installing anything. The PC starts with PXE, downloads kernel from TFTP, downloads the initrd and ...
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How to fix DHCP and TFTP server?

I do a job in which I need TFTP and DHCP server. The DHCP settings I should adjust is (I have DHCP and DHCP 3, not sure where to set): default-lease-time 21600; max-lease-time 43200; ...
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tftpd-hpa + 12.04 LTS

I installed the tftp server using sudo apt-get install tftpd-hpa I then created a directory sudo mkdir /home/tftp, changed the owner and permissions sudo chmod 777 /home/tftp sudo chown ...
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How do I pxeboot all of ubuntu onto a computer without any i/o exept ethernet (and keyboard) while without an hd?

I have an old Vaio computer that was going to be thrown out because it has a faulty hard drive, and no i/o ports work except the ethernet (and the keyboard). (Note: I know that it is possible to ...
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TFTP server not working [closed]

I'm trying to set up a TFTP server using xinetd but I haven't had any luck so far. I have installed the following packages: xinetd, tftpd, tftp. After that I changed the /etc/xinetd.d/tftp so that ...
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How do I install and run a TFTP server?

I have an embedded VxWorks target that needs to boot its kernel from my Ubuntu computer. How do I install and run a TFTP server?
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Getting “Try Ubuntu” Option for Netboot Ubuntu

I've been working the past few days to create a server computer that will allow me to boot a Windows computer on its network into Ubuntu, but without damaging any of the files on the Windows client ...
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Configuring the dnsmasq instance started by connection sharing in NetworkManager

I've got a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 that is sharing its wifi connection to another machine through the eth0 interface using NetworkManager. This seems to be done by dnsmasq. Now I need to set up ...
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TFTP Server atftpd fails to start

I have installed atftpd on Ubuntu 12.04, but it looks like I cannot start the tftp server, and there's a problem also with the tftpd daemon. With Ubuntu 11.10 there was no problem. ureadahead will be ...
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PXE Boot Server stalling with “File not found” error

I'm trying to setup my Ubuntu 10.04 Server to allow PXE booting for the clients in my lab. I have configured the DHCP settings and everything, and I boot up my client, and it sits at a screen similar ...
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Xinet tftp timeout

I trying to set up a PXE boot server. Everything is working but the TFTP client is timing out. TFTP connection timeout I am using this to setup the TFTP server. ...
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How can I set the installer to use my NFS server instead of a mirror while PXE installing?

I'm trying to deploy ubuntuer-10.04 server with a pxe server. Now the problem i've encountered is that the netboot initrd/kernel image wants to load ubuntu through a mirror and not through my nfs ...
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Installer looks for a CD while attempting a network install via PXE/NFS [closed]

I'm trying to set up a PXE/NFS server which will automatically deploy Ubuntu 10.04 Server (32-Bit), now i've set up dhcp and tftp and the client loads the bootloader from the pxe server. Now i choose ...
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Moving data to /var/lib/tftpboot not possible: Device or resource busy [closed]

I need to move data to /var/lib/tftpboot. I'm getting the error Device or resource busy. I killed the tftp daemon which uses this directory, and ran lsof +D /var | grep tftp which gave no output. But ...
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How do I create a file?

I'm following instructions about Installing and setting TFTPD in Ubuntu. It asks to Create /etc/xinetd.d/tftp and put this entry: service tftp { protocol = udp port = 69 ...
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How do I temporarily run an FTP server?

In the world of Ubuntu, it seems you either always run an FTP server or you never do. Perhaps I'm the first network analyst who's needed to flash a Cisco, Checkpoint or Nokia image using Ubuntu... I ...