tftp32 copy flash tftp issue

hi I have added 'tftpd32' to my windows 2008 master dc/ad/dns/dhcp server.

ive set the ip addres on my tftp server to be identical to my master dc above.

I then open putty:

ping - successful

config t
copy flash:c2950............. tftp:// - enter
address or name of remote host - my master dc - enter
error opening tftp//: out)


config t

copy flash:c2950..... tftp: - enter
address or name of remote host ()? - this is my master dc - enter
destination filename (c2950........bin) - enter
error opening tftp//: out)

question 1.  can anyone advise  ?
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AkinsdNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Check out the video on YouTube from the link below and see if it helps

I noticed you're running your commands from config mode

try staying in the privilege mode instead to run the commands

Are you trying to backup your configuration or the ios
run the command "show flash" to verify the exact name of your IOS if you're backing up the IOS.
Otherwise, follow the steps in the link I provided to for the config file.
mikey250Author Commented:
- in (enable) mode - the 'copy' command is not available

- in (privilege) mode - the 'copy' command is available

for some unknown reason I am also getting:

- error opening tftp:// (time out) - not sure why as I can do the following:

- ping master dc - successfully
mikey250Author Commented:
ive uninstalled the version of 'tftpd32' I had and downloaded the new tftpd32 version from the below:

but I have the same issue:

- error opening tftp:// (time out)

currently I have only 1 x domain server setup with: dc/ad/dns/dhcp - connected to int fa0/4 switch

cisco 2950 layer 2 switch (no other devices are configured or attached)

config t

int fa0/4
description connection to master dc
switchport mode access
spanning-tree portfast
speed 100
duplex full
no shut
int vlan
no shut

ping - successful (master dc)
ping - successful (switch vlan 1)
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mikey250Author Commented:
I have not configured 'telnet' as connected and configured via 'tftpd32' serial connection and master dc plugged into 'int fa0/4 only.
mikey250Author Commented:
ive used hyperterminal on my xp machine and I get the same error as below:

- error opening tftp:// (time out)
mikey250Author Commented:
ive also done:

- sh ip int brief - and this shows the master dc port as (up) and vlan 1 as (up).

hence pings successful

ive also done:

copy run start

totally lost for ideas.
mikey250Author Commented:
I have successfully copied ios via console/xmodem to switch 2950.

 I can still ping server and switch vice versa successfully

 I have now run:

 copy flash to tftp - but get: tftp....time out error

 this has totally got me confused.

 questions.  any suggestions ?
AkinsdNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Are you trying to backup your configuration or the ios
mikey250Author Commented:
mikey250Author Commented:
ive downloaded 157 updates on my single master dc/ad/dns/dhcp win 2008 standard 32bit server so I am not sure if the updates are missing some in order to allow me to copy ios from switch to server or server to switch or running-config for example, even after installing 'tftpd32'.
Matt VCommented:
What are the TFTPD32 logs saying when this is happening?
mikey250Author Commented:
there are no logs showing in the tftpd32 windows.  there are however extra configurations that I am notsure if I need to add as my server is a domain but I have however added the following:

Ive attached a tftpd32 screenshot with extra added configurations but still same issue:

error tftp://.....timeout

the above error is on both tftp server used:

cisco tftp server v1.1

no logs or messages show
Jan SpringerCommented:
did you update the firewall to allow that UDP connection to originate from the outside (on the Windows tftp server)?

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mikey250Author Commented:
I have no firewall at the moment as it is a new build.
mikey250Author Commented:
I have just switched off the 'firewall' and it works.  so all I need to know is how to configure udp port 69 when the firewall is on. I will look on google.
mikey250Author Commented:
yes I have added and allowed 'port 69/udp' through windows 2008 firewall as the firewall is now back on.
Matt VCommented:
Allow UDP 69 in the INBOUND rules of the firewall.

mikey250Author Commented:
good advice.
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