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The netfilter.org "libnftnl" project

What is libnftnl?

libnftnl is a userspace library providing a low-level netlink programming interface (API) to the in-kernel nf_tables subsystem. The library libnftnl has been previously known as libnftables. This library is currently used by nftables.

Dependencies

libnftnl requires libmnl and a kernel that includes the nf_tables subsystem (initial support >= 3.14).

Main Features

  • listing/retrieving rule from the kernel
  • inserting/modifying/deleting rules from the kernel
  • listing/retrieving sets from the kernel
  • inserting/modifying/deleting sets from the kernel

License

This library is released under GPLv2+.

Git Tree

The current development version of libnftnl can be accessed at https://git.netfilter.org/libnftnl/.

Authors

libnftnl has been written by Pablo Neira Ayuso with the help of other fellow hackers.


Copyright © 1999-2014 (c) 1999-2008 Harald Welte (c) 2009-2014 Pablo Neira Ayuso . Pablo Neira Ayuso