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How to configure Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server to backup IOS and configuration files

Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server is a free TFTP Server product from Solarwinds. After the installation of Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server in a computer, you need to configure it to backup IOS and configuration files of Cisco Routers and Switches.

Follow these steps to configure Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server
1, Make sure that the computer on which Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server is on the same network and the TCP/IP settings of the computer is on the same network where the router interface is connected. In our environment, the IP Address of the fa0/0 interface 192.168.1.1/24.

If you want to configure the IP address for the routers fa0/0 interface, follow these steps.

hour4khmer.R1>enable
hour4khmer.R1#configure terminal
hour4khmer.R1(config)#interface fa0/0
hour4khmer.R1(config-if)#ip address 192.168.1.1 255.255.255.0
hour4khmer.R1(config-if)#no shutdown
hour4khmer.R1(config-if)#exit
hour4khmer.R1(config)#exit
hour4khmer.R1#
To configure TCP/IP settings of the computer similar as below. Here the IP address of the computer where Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer (TFTP) Server installed is 192.168.1.10/24.
Test the connectivity by pinging to the router.
 

Remember that the standard UDP port number for Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is 69. Make sure that the firewall on the computer where Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server is installed is NOT blocking UDP port 69.

2, Run the Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
3, Start TFTP server by clicking the Start > Configure and make sure the service is started by checking the status. Also verify the default root directory location of the TFTP Server.
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