cannot start TFTP sever in RHEL 7

I attempt to start TFTP service with

sudo systemctl start tftpd.service

and I get

Failed to issue method call: Unit tftpd.service failed to load: No such file or directory.

but it does exist

[root@i-pcicapsule /]# find -name "tftp"
[root@i-pcicapsule /]#

I am baffled please help!!!
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Did you already check the configuration file /etc/xinetd.d/tftp
Can you maybe post the contents of this file ?
Within the "service tftp" section, disable should be set to no
disable         = no

If this is the case, the could you please try:
systemctl start xinetd
Tftpd is a service runs under xinetd

As zalastar pointed out if you are activating all you need to do is reload xinetd.
NAMEWITHELD12Author Commented:
it seems that this is running outside the service

how can I get this to run as a service?

[root@i-pcicapsule xinetd.d]# ps -ef | grep tftp
root     14142 10875  0 09:48 pts/0    00:00:00 grep --color=auto tftp

You received in the response what you were searching for.
Tftp is either run under xinetd(xinetd is the monitoring service on the network and when a connection attempt is made will start the in.tftpd
To run tftpd independently, you have to use a TCP service/port monitor that will start the application when the connection is seen.
You could try to use the tftp.socket.
To start with a clean config you might remove the current packages first via:
yum remove xinetd tftp-server tftp
Then install the pacakges again via:
yum install xinetd tftp-server tftp

By default the tftp.socket service only listens on IPv6 addresses.
If you also need IPv4 then please modify
and change

Enable and start the service via:
systemctl enable tftp.socket
systemctl start tftp.socket

Then check that the service is listening on port 69/UDP via:
netstat -tulpen |grep 69

To allow TFTP if the firewall is enabled:
firewall-cmd --add-port=69/udp --permanent
firewall-cmd --reload

Please also make sure that SELinux is not blocking.

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