nfacct man page

nfacct ā€” command line tool to create/retrieve/delete accounting objects

Synopsis

nfacct command [name] [options]

Description

nfacct is the command line tool that allows to manipulate the Netfilter's extended accounting infrastructure.

Commands

These commands specify the action that nfacct performs. Only one of them can be specified at any given time.

list

List the existing accounting object in table.

restore

Restore accounting object table by reading from stdin. Input format is the one used as output by the list command.

add

Add new accounting object.

delete

Delete accounting object.

get

Get existing accounting object.

flush

Flush the entire table.

version

Displays the version information.

help

Displays the help message.

Options

This tool also allows a couple of options with the get and list commands that are:
reset

That atomically obtains and resets the counters.

xml

That displays the output in XML format.

See Also

iptables(8)

Bugs

Please, report them to netfilter-devel@vger.kernel.org or file a bug in Netfilter's bugzilla (https://bugzilla.netfilter.org).

Authors

Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote and maintains the nfacct tool.

Man page written by Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org>.

Referenced By

iptables-extensions(8).

Dec 30, 2011