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TFTP Screen

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Last Modified 2022-06-13 16:25 EDT

The TFTP service screen configures the directory, connection, access and other auxillary parameters for TFPT service on the TrueNAS.


TFTP Service Screen Settings


DirectoryBrowse to an existing directory to use for storage. Some devices can require a specific directory name. Consult the documentation for that device to see if there are any restrictions. Click the arrow_right to the left of /mnt to open a list of directories.


HostThe default host to use for TFTP transfers. Enter an IP address. For example, or in Shell
PortThe UDP port number that listens for TFTP requests. For example, 8050 or in Shell 8050.
UsernameSelect the account to use for TFTP requests from the dropdown list of options that includes but not limted to root, daemon, operator, nobody and all the other usernames on the system. This account must have permission to the what is specified in Directory.


File PermissionsAdjust the file permissions using the Read, Write and Execute permissions for the User and Group checkboxes. Select all that apply.
Allow New FilesSelect when network devices need to send files to the system.

Other Options

Auxiliary ParametersAdd more options from tftpd. Add one option on each line.

See Configuring TFTP for more information on setting up TFTP service.

Or see FTP, SFTP and TFTP Services for more information on other file transfer protocols.