NFTables IPTables-Replacement Queued For Linux 3.13

Posted by Ridcully on Oct 20, 2013 9:35 AM EDT
Phoronix; By Michael Larabel
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NFTables is a new firewall subsystem / packet filtering engine for the Linux kernel that is poised to replace iptables. NFTables has been in development for several years by the upstream author of Netfilter. This new nftables system is set to be merged now into the Linux 3.13 kernel.

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