Cisco: %Error opening tftp://

%Error opening tftp:// (Timed out)
%Error opening tftp:// (Timed out)

The error above is the result of the Cisco IOS attempting to retrieve config files from a TFTP server. Let’s turn this annoying feature off… Change over to Global Config.

R1# config t

Turn off the service.

R1(config)# no service config

R1(config)# exit

Reload the device and admire your productivity. You should no longer be bothered by the previous error.

R1# reload

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