Centos 8 new features

 

 

 


[1]

iptables are now replaced with the nftables framework due to the default network packet filtering facility.

The firewall daemon now uses the nftables because of its default backend.

[2]

The yum package manager is based on the dnf technology

[3]

Cockpit web console

[4]

qemu-kvm 2.12

 - UEFI guest boot support
 - vCPU hot plug and hot unplug

[5]

ifup and ifdown scripts that call the NetworkManager service via the nmci tool