Strange TFTP problem via Pix

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by Christoph Gartmann, Mar 16, 2006.

  1. Hello,

    the following scenario:

    Router -------- Pix ---------- TFTP-Server

    The router is a Cisco 2851, the Pix is a 515 with software 712. I tried to
    upgrade the ROMMON on the router via
    upgrade rom-monitor file tftp://a.b.c.d/c2800nm_rm2_srec.124-1r
    and I got:
    Loading C2800NM_RM2_SREC.124-1R from a.b.c.d (via GigabitEthernet0/0):
    !!... [timed out]
    I tried the same with a direct connection between the router and the tftp
    server and it worked. So it must be the Pix.

    I have no problem saving the router's configuration to the very tftp server.
    I am able to upgrade the IOS software via this tftp server. All with the Pix
    in-between. So what is different with this ROMMON file? I noticed that it is
    larger than a config file but a lot smaller than an IOS image. On the other
    hand it is all ASCII. I enabled debugging on the Pix and got:

    Mar 16 16:35:36 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:36: %PIX-6-302015:
    Built inbound UDP connection 6450994 for outside:192.168.2.254/57622
    (192.168.2.254/57622) to inside:a.b.c.d/69 (a.b.c.d/69)

    Mar 16 16:35:36 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:36: %PIX-6-302015:
    Built inbound UDP connection 6450996 for outside:192.168.2.254/50292
    (192.168.2.254/50292) to inside:a.b.c.d/69 (a.b.c.d/69)

    Mar 16 16:35:36 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:36: %PIX-6-302016:
    Teardown UDP connection 6450994 for outside:192.168.2.254/57622
    to inside:a.b.c.d/69 duration 0:00:00 bytes 4215

    Mar 16 16:35:36 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:36: %PIX-6-302016:
    Teardown UDP connection 6450996 for outside:192.168.2.254/50292
    to inside:a.b.c.d/69 duration 0:00:00 bytes 4215

    Mar 16 16:35:36 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:36: %PIX-6-302015:
    Built inbound UDP connection 6450998 for outside:192.168.2.254/51429
    (192.168.2.254/51429) to inside:a.b.c.d/69 (a.b.c.d/69)

    Mar 16 16:35:55 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:55: %PIX-6-302015:
    Built inbound UDP connection 6451033 for outside:192.168.2.254/56225
    (192.168.2.254/56225) to inside:a.b.c.d/69 (a.b.c.d/69)

    Mar 16 16:35:55 10.1.1.1 Mar 16 2006 16:35:55: %PIX-6-302016:
    Teardown UDP connection 6451033 for outside:192.168.2.254/56225
    to inside:a.b.c.d/69 duration 0:00:00 bytes 4215


    Any ideas?

    Regards,
    Christoph Gartmann

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    Christoph Gartmann, Mar 16, 2006
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  2. Christoph Gartmann

    Merv Guest

    CCO shows 7.1(2) as having being released very recently

    Did you have the same issue with 7.1(1)?
    Merv, Mar 16, 2006
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  3. In article <>, "Merv" <> writes:
    >CCO shows 7.1(2) as having being released very recently
    >
    >Did you have the same issue with 7.1(1)?


    Yes, had to downgroade because 7.1(2) causes the inside interface to no longer
    accept packets after about one hour :-(

    Regards,
    Christoph Gartmann

    --
    Max-Planck-Institut fuer Phone : +49-761-5108-464 Fax: -452
    Immunbiologie
    Postfach 1169 Internet: gartmann@immunbio dot mpg dot de
    D-79011 Freiburg, Germany
    http://www.immunbio.mpg.de/home/menue.html
    Christoph Gartmann, Mar 17, 2006
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  4. Christoph Gartmann

    Merv Guest


    > >Did you have the same issue with 7.1(1)?

    >
    > Yes, had to downgroade because 7.1(2) causes the inside interface to no longer
    > accept packets after about one hour :-(



    There are MANY TFTP related bugs in 7.x software. Most however are
    associated with TFTPing to/from PIX ; not thru PIX.

    If you have a support contract you should open a case with teh Cisco
    TAC.
    Merv, Mar 17, 2006
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