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Linux Kernel 3.13: Why You Will Love nftables

By: Bryan Lunduke

January 21, 2014 7:23 am

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Linux 3.13 is out bringing, among other things, the first official release of nftables. nftables is the project that aims to replace the existing {ip,ip6,arp,eb}tables framework aka iptables. nftables version in Linux 3.13 is not yet complete. Some important features are missing and will be introduced in the following Linux versions. It is already usable in most cases but a complete support (read nftables at a better level than iptables) should be available in Linux 3.15.

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