Enable TFTP on VCSA

Start TFTP service

service atftpd start

Allow TFTP port on the VCSA firewall

iptables -A port_filter -m state --state New -i eth0 -p udp --dport 69 -j ACCEPT

Confirm if the port is allowed on the firewall

iptables -nL | grep 69


Make the firewall rules persistent:

Export Ip tables rule

iptables-save > /etc/iptables.rules

Create a startup script at path: /etc/init.d/startftp.sh with the below contents:

#! /bin/sh
#
# TFTP Start/Stop the TFTP service and allow port 69
#
# chkconfig: 345 80 05
# description: atftpd

### BEGIN INIT INFO
# Provides: atftpd
# Required-Start: $local_fs $remote_fs $network
# Required-Stop:
# Default-Start: 3 5
# Default-Stop: 0 1 2 6
# Description: TFTP
### END INIT INFO

service atftpd start
iptables-restore -c < /etc/iptables.rules

change the permissions of the script

chmod +x /etc/init.d/startftp.sh

set the script to run during startup:

chkconfig --add /etc/init.d/startftp.sh

copy the contents of TFTP from autodeploy_zip to /var/lib/tftpboot

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