Incompatibility between nftables and firewalld in RHEL 8.3

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Can I enable nftables and firewalld simultaneously in RHEL 8?
  • When I enable nftables the system disables firewalld and vice-versa.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.3

Subscriber exclusive content

A Red Hat subscription provides unlimited access to our knowledgebase, tools, and much more.

Current Customers and Partners

Log in for full access

Log In

New to Red Hat?

Learn more about Red Hat subscriptions

Using a Red Hat product through a public cloud?

How to access this content