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Re: [SLUG] TFTP server problems.
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] TFTP server problems.
- From: "Henare Degan" <henare.degan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 16:11:44 +1000
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On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 09:18, DaZZa <dagibbs@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Distro is OpenSUSE 11, X64
> I'm trying to get a box to allow inbound tftp connections. As far as I
> can tell, the config is right for xinet.d. Config file is as follows
> service tftp
> socket_type = dgram
> protocol = udp
> wait = yes
> user = jffnms
> group = www
> server = /usr/sbin/in.tftpd
> server_args = -s /opt/jffnms/tftpd/
> However, every time I try to connect to the tftp service, I get the
> following error in my logs
> Sep 24 09:18:03 fred in.tftpd: cannot set groups for user nobody
> I think this means the service is trying to run as user nobody -
> despite the config file telling it to run as another user.
> Anyone got any clue why? Or can point out what I've stuffed up?
Are you using YaST2 to configure this? (i.e. the TFTP and/or the
xinetd YaST modules) I ask because YaST is liable to overwrite the
config if you manually update /etc/xinetd.d/tftp and YaST reruns.
You should be in 'just works' territory if you're using YaST.