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 solution?

Try this. Add -c flag to server_args in your tftp xinet.d config.


server_args = -l -s /tftpboot


server_args = -c -s /tftpboot

And make sure that user = nobody

  • Faced this issue when my tftp file in xinetd.d did not have any flags for server_args, adding these arguments did not solve it either. – ArunMKumar Sep 4 '16 at 20:43

I tried the reverse also, using a 'get' from the other machine as the client.

It turned out the filename I was using was too long.

When I shortened it everything was fine.

The filename I was using was 34 characters long and I changed it to 19. I did not test for the maximum length, possibly 32 characters.

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