Reloading firewall-cmd fails due to not found.

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When trying to reload firewalld the below error is met:

    firewall-cmd --reload
    Error: COMMAND_FAILED: '/usr/sbin/nft add table inet firewalld_policy_drop' failed: 
    /usr/sbin/nft: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared 
    object file: No such file or directory


  • RHEL 8
    • firewalld back end: nftables
  • RHEL 7
    • firewalld back end: nftables

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