The netlink-driver interface

The netlink-driver interface allows a kernel module to expose itself to user-space via the Netlink protocol, typically to transfer information between the kernel and user-space processes.

See also netlink-audit and netlink-connector.

Interface documentation: See Interface management and Supported interfaces for further details on how interfaces are used.

Developer details

Auto-connect: no

Further confinement for particular families/protocols is implemented via Seccomp filtering network Netlink.

Requires snapd version 2.51.1+.

Code examples

The source code for this interface is in the snapd repository:

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