tftp from home dir running under xinetd

Marcos Ortiz mlortiz at
Mon Jul 4 06:02:55 UTC 2011

Can you show here the error in the log?
Do you have SELinux enabled in enforcing mode?
Try to do this: getsetbool -a | grep tftpd to see all boolean related to 
this service.


On 07/04/2011 12:50 AM, Gene Smith wrote:
> I can manually run a tftp server that allows access to files in a
> directory under ~ with no problem. But when I try to run the server
> under xinetd using the /etc/xinetd.d/tftp configuration file a
> "permission denied" error shows up in /var/log/message with no
> indication it is selinux related. But if I make selinux permissive for
> tftpd it then works.
> Is there a quick way to configure selinux to allow this type of tftp
> access (just read-only) w/o resorting to a "permissive" setting?
> Thanks,
> -gene

Marcos Luís Ortíz Valmaseda
  Software Engineer (UCI)

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