Centos 8 new features





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.


The yum package manager is based on the dnf technology


Cockpit web console


qemu-kvm 2.12

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


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