On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Gabor Riesz wrote:
> I am using Grandstream phones on a LAN behind a Soekris4521 (NAT) running
> M0n0Wall v1.2b3 connecting to the internet via ASDL-PPPOE.
> M0n0Wall works fine except that the TFTP file download (firmware refresh of
> the phones from an outside TFTP server).
> The phone can't download any of the files (I can see in the TFTP server's
> log that the phone connects but the transfer doesn't start). It looks for me
> that the UDP packages from the TFTP server can't pass my router.
TFTP is not a NAT-friendly protocol. It won't work through any NAT
implementation that doesn't have a "TFTP hack", and there's no easy
TFTP is also a totally insecure protocol. Anyone using it on a WAN needs
his head examined.