In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
a R T u n <email@example.com> wrote:
>I about which is standard for a TFTP server about sending this error
>I am using a free TFTP server TFTPD32 on my windows machine and I can
>"put" any files to this server either the file previously exists under
>the TFTP directory or not. But on a Fedora Core 5 PC, when the file
>does not exists under the TFTP directory, TFTP server on the Linux PC
>sends an error packet indicating that "File not found".
>As far as I have examined RFC1350 I colud not find any specification
>about the transfer file existance.
>I need a pointer for the standard about this issue.
It doesn't have to be in the standard. It is a long-standing security
measure, designed in part to prevent third-parties from using the
tftp server as a file storage location without the owner's permission;
designed too so that third parties could not fill up the disk and
potentially crash the machine (or prevent important information from