Auditd logging a significant number of NETFILTER_CFG messages

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • After upgrading to 4.7.24+ or 4.8.0+ with RHCOS 8.4, we noticed a large increase in audit logs coming from our servers
  • Audit logs are filling up and rotating quickly due to a large number of NETFILTER_CFG messages on RHCOS 8.4


  • Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
    • 4.7.24+
    • 4.8
  • Red Hat CoreOS 8.4 (RHCOS)

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