How to trace the path of a packet through nftables to see why it is dropped or allowed, etc

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  • We want to know how a packet is handled by nftables
  • How to see which rules drop a packet in nftables.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7
  • nftables
  • firewalld

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