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Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi,

I checked it. Its not working either.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Cisco Employee

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

YAdhu,

Eliminate the TFTP server for now.

Configure your Laptop to act as TFTP server.

Connect laptop to the Switch and try pulling the config and update us the result.

Regards

Inayath

Beginner

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi Inayath,

Still no hope. Router is showing the same error. I tried tftpd32 and even another tftp (winagents) server which is installed on my computer and directly connected to router. Please see the attached screenshot. Don't know what is happening. The interesting part is all other devices can access this tftp without any issue.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Hall of Fame Community Legend

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

You can ping the TFTP server but you can't transfer?  Nah, there's a firewall blocking.

If it's not a firewall, then there's an application stopping. 

Beginner

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi Leo,

Thank you for the reply.

Yes, I can ping but can't transfer. I disabled the firewall even. This happens only with a newly installed router. Other devices are using this tftp server without any issue. Could you please check the running-config which I attached with my original question and check if anything is wrong.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Engager

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

hi tony,

could you post 'show flash'?

try using .cfg instead:

#copy run tftp://172.17.0.83/runningconfig.cfg

alternatively, just hit enter key to use corporate-config.

Beginner

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi,

CORPORATE#sh flash:

-#- --length-- -----date/time------ path

1     55440640 Apr 2 2012 18:28:06 +00:00 c1900-universalk9-mz.SPA.151-4.M3.bin

201142272 bytes available (55443456 bytes used)

Also see the error:

CORPORATE#copy run tftp://172.17.0.83/runningconfig.cfg

Address or name of remote host [172.17.0.84]?

Destination filename [runningconfig.cfg]?

.....

%Error opening tftp://172.17.0.83/runningconfig.cfg (Timed out)

CORPORATE#ping 172.17.0.83 repeat 100

Type escape sequence to abort.

Sending 100, 100-byte ICMP Echos to 172.17.0.83, timeout is 2 seconds:

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Success rate is 100 percent (100/100), round-trip min/avg/max = 1/1/4 ms

Not working either

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Hall of Fame Community Legend

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

%Error opening tftp://172.17.0.83/runningconfig.cfg (Timed out)

When you do TFTP and you get the "timed out" message, it always means that something is blocking.

Can you draw a network diagram about this setup?

How about hooking the router DIRECTLY to the PC/laptop/client?

Beginner

Re: Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi Leo,

No hope. Its really frustrating. This is what I tried:

1. Changed different PC

2. Connected directly to the PC.

3. Tried variuos tftp servers.

4. Disabled AV and firewall.

5. Connected to a different switch.

6. Used all the file extension that you have mentioned earlier.

This is the log that I am getting from one of the tftp server.

Also please see the network setup. Router ge0/0 is connected with switch and from the same switch I connected my laptop. Even I tried a direct connection between laptop & router but the same result.

Edit: Also I can see that in tftp server a 0kb file of running-config got created with an extension .p1 when I tried to copy running-config to tftp.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
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Hall of Fame Community Legend

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hmmmmm ... I got an idea.

You got a switch between the client and the router?

Try copying the file from the router and into the switch. 

Beginner

Re: Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi Leo,

Its not a Cisco switch, so I can't do that.

How do I copy this to a USB flash drive ? I tried to connect one  USB flash drive but don't know how to work with that. Can you please help me.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Hall of Fame Community Legend

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

How do I copy this to a USB flash drive

Firstly, not all USB thumb drives work.  So you'll need to try different sizes or different manufacturers.

Next, you need to format the USB thumb drive with FAT16 or you can use the router to format the USB.

The command to format is "format usbflash0:" if the USB is inserted into slot 0.  Use "usbflash1:" if the USB is inserted into slot 1.

To copy the running-config into USB, the command is "copy runn usbflash0:".

Beginner

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

Hi Leo,

Thank you so much for your help.   But it worked out when I formatted USB thumb drive with FAT32.

Regards,
Tony

Regards, Tony http://yadhutony.blogspot.com
Engager

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

config looks fine. leo might be right. could be your PC or maybe an AV.

have you tried another PC with different OS?

Hall of Fame Community Legend

Error opening tftp (Timed out)

 maybe an AV.

I agree with John.  Maybe a mis-configured anti-virus could be the culprit.

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