How to Install TFTP Server on Windows 10? – TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) performs the data transfer operation. However, we can say that it is a non-secure protocol when compared with FTP.
How to Install TFTP Server on Windows 10?
In the previous article, we gave information about TFTP. In this article, we will examine step by step how to install a TFTP Server using the SolarWinds program on Windows 10.
First, the TFTP infrastructure is divided into TFTP Server and TFTP Client. You can use a Server or a PC / Laptop to configure TFTP Server.
You do not need a Server to install TFTP Server. The task of TFTP Server, SolarWindsis doing very well.
What is TFTP Server?
The TFTP Server listens on the UDP 69 port on the network and provides file-based services to clients. Typically, it is used to install software on Cisco or any branded Router. It is not recommended to use the TFTP protocol in an environment where your security is more important.
FTP or other protocol can be used instead of TFTP. You can test by temporarily setting up a TFTP Server on the local network.
How to Install SolarWinds TFTP Server on Windows 10?
First, download the SolarWinds TFTP Server by clicking the button below. Next, create a new virtual machine on the VMware or VirtualBox virtualization program and install a clean Windows 10 on it.
After completing the required steps, follow the steps below to install TFTP Server on Windows 10 step by step.
Copy the SolarWinds TFTP Server program that you downloaded on your computer to the Windows 10 virtual machine and run the installation file as an administrator.
In the SolarWinds TFTP Server setup window, click Next.
Accept the license agreement and click on the Next button.
Click on the Next button again.
Leave the installation location as default and click on the Next button.
Click the Install button to install SolarWinds TFTP Server.
Click on the Finish button.
Open the SolarWinds TFTP Server program, and then click on the File menu.
As you can see, the service is not working right now. Click the Start button to start the TFTP service.
You can change the storage location of the SolarWinds TFTP server.
After you start the Solarwinds TFTP Server service, the TFTP-Root folder is created on the C:\ drive.
Create 2 text documents in the TFTP-Root folder.
After installing TFTP Server on a Windows 10 virtual machine, you must configure your Host machine as TFTP Client.
If you have Windows 10 installed on your host, go to Control Panel / All Control Panel Items / Programs and Features.
In the Programs and Features window, click on “Turn Windows Feature on or off“.
There is more than one service in the window that opens. When you scroll down, you will see the TFTP Client service. After activating the TFTP Client service, click OK.
Click the Close button.
After you press Windows Key + R on your Host, the Run window will open. In the Run window, type CMDand press Enter.
At the CMD command prompt, execute the “TFTP” command. You can review whether the TFTP Client service is running.
In this step, use the command “tftp -i 192.168.1.102 get 1.txt” at the CMD command prompt to transfer the text document that you created on the TFTP Server to the desktop location of the Host.
tftp -i 192.168.1.102 get 1.txt
You have successfully copied 1.txt from TFTP Server!
Open the 1.txt text document you transferred and write something inside and save the file. If the text document is Read-Only, you can change it from the file properties.
To send the text document that you have edited on your host computer to TFTP Server, follow the command “tftp -i 192.168.1.102 put 1.txt” at the CMD command prompt.
tftp -i 192.168.1.102 put 1.txt
File transfer completed successfully.
Open the file 1.txt in the TFTP-Root folder on the TFTP Server and check the change.
After you have successfully installed TFTP Server on Windows 10, you can review the log files of the file transfer you have made on the SolarWinds TFTP Server program.
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In this article, we have installed and configured SolarWinds TFTP Server, the best program to use TFTP Server in a network structure. And finally, we’ve reviewed how to transfer a file to TFTP Server after installing the TFTP Client on the Host computer. Thanks for following us!
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