TFTP Service Regain

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Oct 14th, 2009
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Hello All,

I wanted to upgrade an IOS but my TFTP server is saying port 69 is currently being used by other services, how can i REGAIN the service of port 69 in order to upgrade as needed?.

Thank you all in advance,


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Joe Clarke Wed, 10/14/2009 - 17:02
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Kill the process bound to that port. If the server is Windows, the output of netstat -a -n -o -b will tell you the process name and PID of the process bound to udp/69. UNIX systems have different tools. For example:

lsof -i :69

sockstat | grep udp | grep 69

microcisconet Wed, 10/14/2009 - 20:18
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Thanks a ton for the help and the prompt response.

The issue is now resolved. Most grateful.


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