Command line tool to create/retrieve/delete accounting objects
nfacct command [name] [options]
nfacct is the command line tool that allows to manipulate the Netfilter's extended accounting infrastructure.
These commands specify the action that nfacct performs. Only one of them can be specified at any given time.
List the existing accounting object in table.
Restore accounting object table by reading from stdin. Input format is the one used as output by the list command.
Add new accounting object.
Delete accounting object.
Get existing accounting object.
Flush the entire table.
Displays the version information.
Displays the help message.
This tool also allows a couple of options with the get and list commands that are:
That atomically obtains and resets the counters.
That displays the output in XML format.
Please, report them to [email protected] or file a bug in Netfilter's bugzilla (https://bugzilla.netfilter.org).
Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote and maintains the nfacct tool.
Man page written by Pablo Neira Ayuso <[email protected]>.