[CentOS] help diagnosing tftp server on centos 5 - fixed
geisj at pagestation.com
Thu Nov 1 15:08:48 UTC 2007
> Hi all,
> I have a centos 5 box I have setup, current with updates. (I have done
> this many times on centos 4).
> I did the yum install tftp-server, changed the /etc/xinetd.d/tftp file
> as shown.
> # default: off
> # description: The tftp server serves files using the trivial file
> transfer \
> # protocol. The tftp protocol is often used to boot diskless \
> # workstations, download configuration files to network-aware
> printers, \
> # and to start the installation process for some operating systems.
> service tftp
> socket_type = dgram
> protocol = udp
> wait = yes
> user = root
> server = /usr/sbin/in.tftpd
> server_args = -v -s /tftpboot
> disable = no
> per_source = 11
> cps = 100 2
> flags = IPv4
> Did the service xinetd restart.
> Now from another computer on the network I am trying manually "tftp IP
> -c get myfile"
> and nothing happens.
> /tftpboot permissions are: drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Oct 2 16:26
> the myfile is also world readable in that directory.
> I have disabled the iptables "service iptables stop".
> I ran "tcpdump port 69" to show me all tftp traffic an I see NOTHING
> when I manually
> run the tftp command above on another computer.
> The second computer can ssh into the server no problem.
> I can, on the server, to tftp localhost -c get myfile and that works fine.
> What or HOW can I determine why I cannot tftp from that machine?
> This seems so straight forward.
> Thanks, frustrated me...
unbelievable - ended up being a DHCP issue.
thanks for the suggestions.
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