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RFC 3617 on Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Scheme and Applicability Statement for the Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)




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        RFC 3617

        Title:      Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) Scheme and
                    Applicability Statement for the
                    Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
        Author(s):  E. Lear
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       October 2003
        Mailbox:    lear@cisco.com
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 11848
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-lear-tftp-uri-06.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3617.txt


The Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) is a very simple TRIVIAL
protocol that has been in use on the Internet for quite a long
time.  While this document discourages its continued use, largely due
to security concerns, we do define a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI)
scheme, as well as discuss the protocol's applicability.  

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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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