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Copying A Folder via TFTP

Someone tell me what I'm doing wrong:

I'm copying a new /html/ folder from a TFTP server to a switch's flash at flash:/html/
...Doesn't work, TFTP server shows it transferred "Sent html\" which contains 0 bytes, but I know for a fact that the folder is full of files.

I can copy the files from the /html/ folder invidiually but not just the whole folder at once.  Am I missing an operand or something to make the whole contents of the folder transfer?

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I'm not sure if you can transfer a whole file using tftp.

I don't think you can transfer entire directories using tftp.

If your tftp server is on a UNIX box, you could tar up the directory, copy the tar file via tftp, then use the archive command with the /xtract parameter to untar the file.
The TFTP standard is extremely basic. There is no provision for subfolders, browsing the files, or any security. In your case, it probably thought it copied a file named html which was 0 bytes.

If this is the web management for a switch, can you FTP these files over there instead?

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