HP 2910al firmware upgrade

I am attempting to upload the newest firmware to a bunch of our HP 2910al 48g switches.  But I have been unsuccessful .  I've tried TFTP via the command line but I get an error showing 0 bytes were uploaded.  The log file on the TFTP server never even showed any login attempts , it simply gave me an instant error.

I also tried  uploading using our Procurve manager software but The Procurve manager gives an error stating TFTP is not  enabled on the switch.

So my two questions are:
1) should I use something other than TFTP ?
2) if TFTP is still a valid option for my local network, how do I "enable" it on the switch?
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Michael DyerSenior Systems Support AnalystCommented:
It sounds like TFTP is disabled on the switch.  This is often done for security reasons since TFTP is not secure.  You can try using SFTP if this is enabled or you can enable TFTP long enough to load the firmware.  

You can also copy firmware in from a USB drive.  Attached is a copy of the Management and Configuration guide with full instructions.  2910-MCG-Feb09-W_14_03.pdf

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mathewsitdeptAuthor Commented:
Thank you so much for the manual.  
You were correct, the TFTP was turned off inside the switch.

In case others read this, the method to turn the TFTP on and off can be found by doing this:
Login to the switch
Go into config mode by typing CONFIG
then from the prompt type this to turn on TFTP
# tftp client
OR to turn off TFTP from the prompt type this:
# off tftp client

Thanks again for the help.
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