Extreme Networks NetSight – Error: File transfer Failed

29th December 2015 by Martin Flammia

Filed under Extreme Networks NetSight

Last modified 4th January 2016

If when transferring a file to Netsight, say a config file from a switch, and you get the following error:

Then the problem might be that you need to edit the following file, and restart the TFTP service:

Edit /NetSight_Install_Path/NetSight/services/nstftpd.cfg, install path could be /usr/local/Extreme Networks/…

Add a –c to the line:

or for Linux installations

And the permissions are set for 777 for the TFTP directory:

Warning: The -c is purposely missing from the configuration file for security reasons, so use with caution

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