An overview of NFWS

Hallo, I attended the most awaited Netfilter Workshop in Amsterdam. It was a great experience. I met so many amazing people, some also guided me about my future plans. I realized that I would have missed out an important meeting if I had not attended this workshop. You should also attend any workshops you might…

Netfilter workshop

Hola! After having worked for netfilter’s project nftables as a part of my Outreachy internship, I have been invited to the 12th Annual Netfilter Workshop which is going to happen in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Great thing is that I got my visa today and I will be able to attend it. I would also be…

Simplest guide to using connlabel

Hello everyone, Today my post is going to be about an iptables/nftables match called connlabel. connlabels are similar to connmarks, except labels are bit-based; i.e. all labels may be attached to a flow at the same time. nftables supports 1024 connlabels. This LWN article covers about it. Now, you must be wondering that why am…

Testing with Scapy

Hi all, I mentioned about using Scapy to test my translation code in the last post. This post is going to reveal how I managed to find out if the translations that the code I wrote was providing were correct. Good thing is that they are correct. Some I have still to figure out but…

iptables vs nftables

Hi all, After getting accepted for Outreachy, I have been assigned the project ‘nftables’. According to the content that I have been able to read and understand, I’m going to give a fine description about nftables and what makes nftables better than iptables. First of all, everything is mentioned here : nftables HOWTO. I’ll try…