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TFTP client from the ESXi shell

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Last Modified: 2015-08-27
I am automating the installation of a ESXi host with a scripted USB install. I need to fetch some information in a file stored on a router. Thios will be done in the kickstart script, ks.cfg, that is executed when the usb is booted. I see I can use scp and wget, but the guys controlling the router prefer me to use tftp if I can. There does not seem to be a tftp client available in the ESXi shell after install, so I was wondering if I could find a standalone tftp client, package it and include it with the ESXi USB install - or find some other solution for the tftp connection problem. Package a tftp client and include it with the ESXi USB install is not a problem, but I have a problem finding a standalone tftp client I can use.

Any suggestions?
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