Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a simple File Transfer Protocol which allows file transfer between remote hosts. It does not support authentication or access control and doesn''t have any built-in encryption. Therefore it is easy for hackers to spoof your TFTP server and perform malicious actions. To prevent this, disable TFTP in your network computers.
Follow the below steps to resolve the misconfiguration.
Step 1: Open control panel
Step 2: Navigate to programs and features.
Step 3: Click on "Turn Windows features on or off.
Step 4: Disable "(Trivial File Transfer Protocol) TFTP client"Step 5 : Click ok.
Potential issues that may arise after applying the resolution
Altering the existing security setting may create the following impact in your network operations. Legacy protocols are present to support operations of legacy applications and services. Disabling them would cause those applications to stop functioning.
Does remediation require reboot?
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