TFTPD(8) System Manager's Manual TFTPD(8)NAME
tftpd - DARPA Trivial File Transfer Protocol server
tftpd [ directory ... ]
Tftpd is a server which supports the DARPA Trivial File Transfer Protocol. The TFTP server operates at the port indicated in the ``tftp''
service description; see services(5). The server is normally started by inetd(8).
The use of tftp does not require an account or password on the remote system. Due to the lack of authentication information, tftpd will
allow only publicly readable files to be accessed. Files may be written only if they already exist and are publicly writable. Note that
this extends the concept of ``public'' to include all users on all hosts that can be reached through the network; this may not be appropri-
ate on all systems, and its implications should be considered before enabling tftp service. The server should have the user ID with the
lowest possible privilege.
Access to files may be restricted by invoking tftpd with a list of directories by including pathnames as server program arguments in
/etc/inetd.conf. In this case access is restricted to files whose names are prefixed by the one of the given directories.
SEE ALSO tftp(1), inetd(8)4.2 Berkeley Distribution June 24, 1990 TFTPD(8)
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tftpd - DARPA Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) server
/usr/etc/tftpd [ -r pathname ]
The server, supports the DARPA Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP). The TFTP server is invoked when receives a packet on the port indi-
cated in the TFTP service description. The server is not normally started by default from
The use of does not require an account or password on the remote system. Because of the lack of authentication information, will allow
only publicly readable files to be accessed. This extends the concept of public to include all users on all hosts that can be reached
through the network. This may not be appropriate on all systems however, and its implications should be considered before enabling TFTP
The server should have the user ID with the lowest possible privilege.
Options-r pathname The pathname can be the choice of the user. For example, would allow only files below to be copied using
This server is known only to be self consistent, that is, it operates with the user TFTP program, Because of the unreliability of the
transport protocol (UDP) and the scarcity of TFTP implementations, it is uncertain whether it really works.
The search permissions of the directories leading to the files accessed are not checked.
See Alsotftp(1c), services(5), inetd(8c)tftpd(8c)
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is not commented out, but I cannot get the process to start.
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