iptables-backend-nft - Metapackage to make nft the default backend for iptables/arptables/ebtables

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename iptables-backend-nft-1.8.2-2.1.x86_64.rpm
Package name iptables-backend-nft
Package version 1.8.2
Package release 2.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Networking/Security
Homepage https://netfilter.org/projects/iptables/
License GPL-2.0-only AND Artistic-2.0
Maintainer -
Download size 14.92 KB
Installed size unknown
Installation of this package adds higher priority alternatives (cf.
update-alternatives) that makes the iptables, ip6tables, arptables
and ebtables commands point to a program variant that uses the
nftables kernel interface.


Package Version Architecture Repository
iptables-backend-nft-1.8.2-2.1.i586.rpm 1.8.2 i586 openSUSE Oss
iptables-backend-nft - - -


Name Value
iptables >= 1.8.0
update-alternatives -


Name Value
iptables-backend-nft = 1.8.2-2.1
iptables-backend-nft(x86-64) = 1.8.2-2.1


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package iptables-backend-nft-1.8.2-2.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package iptables-1.8.2-2.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install iptables-backend-nft rpm package:

# zypper install iptables-backend-nft




2019-04-04 - Kristýna Streitová <kstreitova@suse.com>
- Add iptables-1.8.2-dont_read_garbage.patch that fixes a situation
where 'iptables -L' reads garbage from the struct as the kernel
never filled it in the bugged case. This can lead to issues like
mapping a few TiB of memory [bsc#1106751].
2018-11-13 - Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
- Update to new upstream release 1.8.2
* Fix incorrect handling of various targets and options in
2018-10-23 - Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@inai.de>
- Update to new upstream release 1.8.1
* New cgroup match revision with reduced memory footprint
2018-09-24 - astieger@suse.com
- note build-time dependency on libnftnl >= 1.1.1
2018-09-04 - Markos Chandras <mchandras@suse.de>
- Add missing update-alternatives dependency to Requires(post)
section. If this is missing the package fails to install properly
when it is used as build dependency.
2018-07-09 - jengelh@inai.de
- Update to new upstream release 1.8.0 and snapshot 1.8.0.g75
* The ipv6 "srh" match can now match previous/next/last sid
* CONNMARK target now supports bit-shifting for restore,set
and save-mark.
* DNAT now supports shifted portmap ranges.
* iptables now comes in two backends: legacy and nft.
2018-05-24 - kukuk@suse.de
- Use %license instead of %doc [bsc#1082318]
2018-03-12 - matthias.gerstner@suse.com
- Fix ethertypes ownership, should be %exclude, not %ghost.
2018-02-22 - matthias.gerstner@suse.com
- Resolve conflict with ebtables and obtain ethertypes from new netcfg minor
version. FATE#320520
2018-02-03 - jengelh@inai.de
- Update to new upstream release 1.6.2
* add support for the "srh" match
* add randomize-full for the "MASQUERADE" target
* add rate match mode to the "hashlimit" match

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