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OSTU: tftpd32 for Windows (by Tony Fortunato & Peter Ciuffreda)

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Tony Fortunato is a Senior Network Specialist with experience in design, implementation, and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN/Wireless networks, desktops and servers since 1989. His background in financial networks includes design and implementation of trading floor networks. Tony has taught at local high schools, Colleges/Universities, Networld/Interop and many onsite private classroom settings to thousands of analysts.

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OSTU: tftpd32 for Windows (by Tony Fortunato & Peter Ciuffreda)

  1. 1. tftpd32 for Windows QuickStart Tony Fortunato, Sr Network Specialist Peter Ciuffreda, Network Technician The Technology Firm
  2. 2. What is tftpd32? <ul><li>tftpd32 is; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go get it at http://tftpd32.jounin.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portable application that you can carry around on a portable storage media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tftpd32 includes DHCP, TFTP, DNS, SNTP and Syslog servers as well as a TFTP client. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The TFTP client and server are fully compatible with TFTP option support (tsize, blocksize and timeout), which allow the maximum performance when transferring the data. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some extended features such as directory facility, security tuning, interface filtering; progress bars and early acknowledgments enhance usefulness and throughput of the TFTP protocol for both client and server. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The included DHCP server provides unlimited automatic or static IP address assignment.   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tftpd32 is also provided as a Windows service. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why use tftpd32? <ul><li>tftpd32 can be used for the following tasks; </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrading software on tftp devices (routers, switches) </li></ul><ul><li>When you need a tftp client to test tftp transfers </li></ul><ul><li>Environments where you need a dhcp server </li></ul><ul><li>Basic DNS testing </li></ul><ul><li>Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) time server testing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Getting to Know tftpd32 <ul><li>tftpd32 is a straight forward to use program which requires basic knowledge to get started. </li></ul><ul><li>The numbered points on the diagram are; </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Directory: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Referenced when using tftp and PXE </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server Interface: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Important to ensure this is the correct IP address </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Tabs: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Only enabled services will have a Tab available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Settings: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Used to configure the software ( ie, enable services) </li></ul></ul></ul>1 2 3 4
  5. 5. Settings <ul><li>Base Directory </li></ul><ul><li>This must be a valid directory for tftp/PXE operation </li></ul><ul><li>Global Settings </li></ul><ul><li>These are the services that are currently enabled </li></ul><ul><li>Any change to this requires to restart the application </li></ul><ul><li>DHCP Options </li></ul><ul><li>Ping Address …. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some devices or Operating systems have issues responding to a ping and you may have to disable this option </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Persistant leases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many times letting the device keep the assigned IP address is fine. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. DHCP server <ul><li>Will work if your ip is static or DHCP assigned </li></ul><ul><li>Will still assign an IP even if the ip addressing/subnet is incorrect </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>No options were modified from the settings screen </li></ul><ul><li>Used to monitor the current status of any tftp’s </li></ul><ul><li>Current file directory is displayed </li></ul>tftp Server
  8. 8. <ul><li>No options were modified from the settings screen </li></ul><ul><li>Used to monitor the current status of your tftp’s </li></ul><ul><li>Current file directory is displayed </li></ul>tftp Client
  9. 9. SNTP Server <ul><li>Many of you may get an error message when trying to use the SNTP server </li></ul><ul><li>To fix this, simply disable your Windows Time Service </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tony Fortunato, Sr Network Specialist Peter Ciuffreda, Network Technician The Technology Firm Thank you tftpd32 for Windows QuickStart
  11. 11. <ul><li>For additional educational videos on Open Source Network Tools, please click on the following … </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lovemytool.com/blog/ostu.html </li></ul>LoveMyTool.com – Community for Network Tools

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