how to install TFTP server on CentOS 7

 To install TFTP server on CentOS 7

TFTP, exapanded as Trivial File Transfer Protocol, is a basic file transfer protocol. Its a simple protocol and doesn’t have any security authentication so it is very easy to transfer small files through it.  TFTP Server is multi-threaded and commonly used to upload and download executable images and backup configurations for routers and switches. In this tutorial, you will learn the method to install TFTP server on CentOS 7. 


Installing TFTP

You can directly install the TFTP server on your CentOS machine by simply running the following command. 

[root@linuxhelp ~]# yum install tftp*
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
base                                                     | 3.6 kB     00:00     
extras                                                   | 3.4 kB     00:00     
updates                                                  | 3.4 kB     00:00  
  tftp.x86_64 0:5.2-13.el7            tftp-server.x86_64 0:5.2-13.el7           


Once it is done, open the configuration  file and change the option for disable from yes to no. 

[root@linuxhelp ~]# vim /etc/xinetd.d/tftp

save and exit the file after the changes are made. 


TFTP server is now ready to be used. To open it,  type the command as follows

[root@linuxhelp ~]# tftp
tftp> ?
tftp-hpa 5.2
Commands may be abbreviated.  Commands are:

connect     connect to remote tftp
mode        set file transfer mode
put         send file
get         receive file
quit        exit tftp
rexmt       set per-packet transmission timeout
timeout     set total retransmission timeout
?           print help information
help        print help information

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