tftp — Trivial File Transfer Program

Synopsis

/usr/bin/tftp [host] 

Description

The tftp command is the user interface to the Internet TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) that uses the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) instead of the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) used by ftp. Use tftp when you have no login on the remote system and you want to transfer files that are publicly readable. Because tftp does not authenticate users, it is insecure. Because there is no user login or validation within the TFTP protocol, many remote sites restrict file access in various ways. Approved methods for file access are specific to each site and therefore cannot be documented here.

tftp communicates with the remote system when needed and does not run an ...

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