Netfilter Releases Nftables 1.0
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Networking on 19 August 2021 at 06:17 PM EDT. 38 Comments
LINUX NETWORKING --
The Netfilter project has announced the release of Nftables 1.0.0 for their user-space code for interfacing with the Linux kernel's Nftables subsystem for network filtering and classification.

With Nftables 1.0 there is catch-all set element support, support for defining variables from the command-line, simplified syntax for NAT mappings, and a wide range of other nft command improvements. There are also bug fixes and documentation updates.

Nftables has been in development for over a decade now while the kernel code was mainlined back in Linux 3.13 for succeeding the now-legacy IPTables code.

More details on the Nftables 1.0 release via the Netfilter announcement.
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