Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

Features of TFTP:

      1. Read Request. (To initiate a file read operation.)
      2. Write Request. (For security reasons, the file should already exist.)
      3. Data Block. (Used to convey the file operations.)
      4. Acknowledgement. (Used to indicate an error condition.)

For further reading, refer to the following:

  1. Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems, Fred Halsall, 3rd edition, Addison-Wesley, 1988.
  2. A Guide to the TCP/IP Protocol Suite, Floyd Wilder, Artech House, 1993.

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Maintained by Mohan Atreya , Last update April 8, 1999

First created on November 10, 1998