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... To delete a rule, you first need to get the handle number of the rule. This can be done by using the -a flag on nft: ...

The -a flag is not used anywere in the document, someone skilled can correct this issue

Added an example of the -a flag usage in the document. - Bergzand 14:19, 5 December 2014 (UTC)

syntax error, unexpected flush, expecting string

This line:

root #echo "nft flush ruleset" > backup.nft

should be:

root #echo "flush ruleset" > backup.nft

otherwise, this error happens:

root #$ sudo nft -f backup.nft
backup.nft:1:5-9: Error: syntax error, unexpected flush, expecting string
nft flush ruleset

But the reason that I'm not changing this myself in the page is: 1. I am running the above on non-gentoo linux (nftables v0.4, kernel 4.0.0-g39a8804) and 2. it may have changed with the new versions of nftables thus the original command may still work as expected and without error in gentoo. --EmanueLczirai (talk) 17:17, 21 April 2015 (UTC)

I'm thinking that those commands came from here --EmanueLczirai (talk) 22:23, 21 April 2015 (UTC)
Tested on nftables-0.6-r4 and fixed as suggested Cjmayo (talk) 16:12, 19 November 2016 (UTC)

Still a stub?

Has this been fleshed out enough so that we can drop the stub marking? --TitanOfOld (talk) 17:07, 12 July 2019 (UTC)

Removed the stub TAG Needle (talk) 14:48, 2 January 2020 (UTC)