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

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GNS3 VM is not forwarding TFTP replies to The Cisco Router

My TFTP server that resides on my home LAN is responding to a TFTP read request from my Cisco Router that runs on the GNS3 VM (an Ubuntu server). The Cisco router uses the GNS3 VM as its default ...
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tftp-hpa won't register tftpd-hpa service on Ubuntu 20.04

I tried installing the tftp-hpa package as per TFTP - Community Help Wiki, but it will not install (not properly at least). user@host:/etc/default$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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“Unable to find a live file system on the network” when PXE booting Ubuntu

I image bare metal servers to CentOS 7 and 8 all of the the time via network DHCP/TFTP using UEFI options, from a CentOS 7 PXE server. I'm looking to also build Ubuntu 20.04 servers. I've followed the ...
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Several Problems with Autoinstaller and cloud-init

I am coming from debian-installer and now trying to setup an environment for generell installation of new Servers and VMs with Ubuntu 20.04 and seeing, that debian-installer (d-i) is deprecated and ...
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tftpd on xinetd, not able to serve files Error `tftpd: unknown option -?`

I'm trying to serve a connection of tftpd (using xinetd) and I'm getting this error $ sudo systemctl status xinetd "tftpd[18566]: unknown option -?" After establishing the connection from a ...
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Error when restarting TFTP service

Hello i am new to using TFTP and i want to restart the service. I am currently running Ubuntu 20.04 so i entered in the command: sudo service tftpd-hpa restart However i receive this output: `* ...
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tftp-hpa failed to flash an image using minicom

I have installed and configured tftp in my computer (ubuntu) following the steps in this link TFTP trouble: timeout before file found but when I try to flash an image via minicom I get this error: ...
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Can I boot a live ubuntu from WiFi?

Some years ago I tried disk-less setups where the host did not have a HD and booted from the net. At that moment it was via cable with an integrated card so the Bios could use it. Today, I have a PC ...
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tftpd-hpa doesn't work with a tftp client on another pc in my lan

I have a PC running Ubuntu 19.04. (IP: 192.168.109.113). My tftp is running successfully and my local tftp client is working root@server:/# tftp 192.168.109.113 tftp> get (files) test.txt tftp>...
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Able to copy FROM tftp server, but unable to WRITE in tftp server

i been for a month trying to get into UBUNTU and linux systems, which i think is great, im having a good experience. But the thing is i always get stuck into something... i always been a windows guy ...
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Understanding how TFTP Server works

I have an Ubuntu machine which acts as a TFTP Server. I want to configure my Cisco IOS routers to take configuration from this TFTP server at boot time. I have a few doubts- Where do I store the ...
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Getting TFTP timeout in a Fuel / MAAS configuration

We have a site that is utilizing Fuel/MAAS for deployment. When attempting to PXE bootstrap the nodes we receive a "PXE-E32: TFTP open timeout". PXE is set over a private lan and there is no ...
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Error in Ubuntu Unattended Installation - Failed to mount Fuse control file system, Kernel configuration file system

I am performing netboot unattended installation using a local server. But during the installation, I received the below error: Error Screenshot Note: I am installing Ubuntu-18.04 (bionic) Desktop ...
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PXE boot stuck at “Start PXE over ipv4”

I have a little server at home with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. I tried configuring PXE server on it in order to deploy CloneZilla Live to other PCs in the LAN. Everything seemed to work well, I tried ...
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Customized mass installation

I've been trying to find out how to solve this for quite a while now and finally I ended up here hoping to get some help! I have a USB-drive which is working well, but I would like to use that image ...
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How can my TFTP server host files larger than 2GB?

I have a working TFTP server via the tftp-hpa package on my Ubuntu 16.04 (32 bit) installation. It can server OS for PXE booting over the network if the OS size is under 2GB. When I try to boot from ...
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How to start a tftp server using inetd?

I want to start a tftp server. Here, I am using inetd. Configuration file for tftp in inetd.conf.d folder contains : tftp dgram udp wait nobody /sbin/tftpd tftpd -l /var/tftp I have changed the ...
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How to start a tftp server in ubuntu using systemctl start tftp command?

I am using ubuntu 16.04 I have installed tftpd-hpa server. I want to start my server with systemctl start tftp command. I have created a tftp service file in system folder and the configuration is as ...
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What should be correct ownership and permissions for TFTP root directory?

tftpd-hpa on Ubuntu 16.04. I need be able to upload files into TFTP root directory. I already have option TFTP_OPTIONS="--secure --create" in tftpd-hpa Configuration File. What should be correct ...
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where to find the tftp installed server in ubuntu

I have installed the tftp server on Ubuntu, and in certain point it asks me to create a file test on tftp server and also to obtain the ip of the server. Where can I find the tftp server I have ...
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tftpd_hpa on ubuntu 14.04 not working

I have an english installation of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop with a french keyboard. I have tried several time to install tftpd-hpa and nothing works. here is the log for the install elyham@elyham-Vostro-...
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How to configure network adapter settings for same local network?

How to configure network adapter settings to set PC within same LAN with ATA box, which default ip is 192.168.15.1? Also how to setup TFTP server and DHCP server with OPTION 66 on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu boot ISO image with PXE, using just tftp, dhcp and apache but NOT NFS

This question has been asked before, without a proper answer: Is it possible to boot a LiveCD of Ubuntu via PXE using HTTP (not NFS)? It seems that there used to be a trick with memdisk too (Thin ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Diskless Workstation

I already follow all step given from here but when I try to boot the client using network it reply: CLIENT MAC ADDR: EC B1 D7 4F E5 C1 GUID: 80763A3E B448 E511 8E7C ECB1D74FE5C1 CLIENT IP: 192.168....
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Run Python utility from shortcut

I installed TFTPGUI. The only way launch program GUI is run command in console, python tftpgui.py Is there way or method launch it from desktop shortcut? I tried create shortcut, placed it on ...
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Help with FTP and TFTP

Can someone explain the use FTP/TFTP? I understand the commands and how to use it some what but Im just confused on the server aspect I guess. Do you need to setup a FTP/TFTP server before you can ...
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How can I make my tftp server visible/available on my local network?

I have looked at the following questions without success: How to install and configure a tftp server on 14 04 How to setup a tftp server in ubuntu 14 04 How to install and setup tftp server in ubuntu ...
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Executing tftp command without entering tftp command line

I want to execute the tftp command without entering into the "tftp command line". I have tried the below commands: tftp xx.xx.xx.xx -c put file1 file2 tftp xx.xx.xx.xx -m binary -c file1 file2 But ...
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Forward TFTP to different server

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with DHCP running, I have to forward TFTP requests to Windows Deployment server, how do I do this? Is it even possible?
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how to install ubuntu server 12.04 through netboot using pxe

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 installed as server. Also tftp server, dhcp3-server, syslinux and apache were installed on it. There are lots of clients which I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 on ...
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tftp-hpa only works when restart

I am running tftp-hpa server which was installed as shown below on Ubuntu 15.04 sudo apt-get install tftpd-hpa The configuration file name tftp-hpa is located in /etc/defaults as shown # /etc/...
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TFTP on ARv7 in Ubuntu?

The only machine I have with an ethernet port is my Odroid C1 (Raspberry Pi Equivalent). It has an ARMv7 processor. I'm currently halfway through flashing an old linksys router to the DD-WRT firmware, ...
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tftpd-hpa How can I set “blksize” option?

I'm using tftp server (tftpd-hpa) for booting from PXE via LAN. I know, that default block size for TFTP protocol is 512 bytes, and for it download speed is very slow. It can accelerate changing ...
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How Can I Make Preseed Work With PXE Netboot?

I've been experimenting with PXE netboot with TFTP for the last few days and I have successfully setup everything except the preseed. I can see that Ubuntu (versions 14.10-15.04, amd64 and i386) ...
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How to install and setup tftp server in Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic)?

I was using 14.04 before, and I was able to setup and make tftp server and client work. Now that I upgrade to 14.10, tftp server isn't working anymore Here's what I did: Install the package. sudo ...
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how to set set up TFTPD and DHCP for PXE like booot

I am trying to setup tftpd and dhcp to assign IP address to router and then to pass the server and path to kernel image, which will be booted. All the guides I have located tell me to install and ...
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DHCP is not working

I am using 14.04 and installed isc-dhcp-server in my Ubuntu. Here is my DHCP configuration: INTERFACES="eth0" allow booting; allow bootp; subnet 192.168.1.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 { range ...
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broken dependencies are not solved

When i installed the sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server tftpd-hpa syslinux nfs-kernel-server initramfs-tools I got error. after that i wanted to fix the broken dependencies problem i tried ...
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tftp error code 2 access violation (tftp not working)

System info: Linux ravi-Inspiron-N5010 3.13.0-46-generic #79-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 20:08:14 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux Using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. I am struggling to run tftp localhost. Tried:...
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How to setup a tftp server in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to setup a tftp server on my computer, without success. I've tried following both this and this guide without success $ sudo tftp localhost tftp> get pippo.txt Transfer timed out.
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How to install and configure a TFTP server on 14.04

I've been trying to build a TFTP server on a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 build for a number of weeks using articles that I've found on-line, but all my attempts seem to fail as the TFTP server that I've ...
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Take a file from Windows to Linux via tftp

I have created a TFTP server on Windows and I want to take a file with my Linux. But actually when I put a command like this: get c:\test\test.txt I activate my trace and I have: Packet Tracing on. ...
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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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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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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 vmliuz-3.13.0-24-...
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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 knowledge and am trying to perform a basic function test of: get uImage When run as a normal user, I get permission denied. When using sudo it replies back ...
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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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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 ...