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       indexmaker - Creates index files for mrtg web sites (mrtg-2.16.3)


       indexmaker [options] mrtg.cfg [other.cfg ...]


        --output=filename   set output filename (default: stdout)

        --filter title=~regexp  select targets by matching regexp against titles
        --filter pagetop=~regexp  select targets by matching regexp against pagetop
        --filter name=~regexp  select targets by matchin regexp against name

        --addhead=text      insert this text between </TITLE> and </HEAD>
        --title=text        set title of generated index file
        --subtitle=text     add a subtitle to the generated index file
        --bodyopt=text      set body tag options
        --headlevel=number  use <Hnumber> at top of page (default: 1)
        --pagetop=text      insert this text between <BODY> and <H1>...</H1>
        --pageend=text      insert this text after the main body
        --pagetopend=text   use this text for pagetop or pageend if undefined
        --nolegend          do not add the Mrtg legend at the end of the page

        --columns=number    show graphs in a table with x columns (default: 2)
        --perhost           show graphs of the same host on a row
        --compact           try to make a vertically more compact page
        --optlog            log the used command line in the page (default: log)

        --sort=title        sort graphs by title
        --sort=name         sort graphs by their name
        --sort=descr        sort graphs by their description
        --sort=original     leave as is (default)

        --enumerate         add a sequence number to the title of each graph

        --picfirst          place pictures before text (default: text first)
        --width=number      set width of graphs (default: not set)
        --sidebyside        place text / pictures side by side (default: above/below)
        --bold              use bold text (default: bold)
        --clicktext         make the text link to the inner page (like the image)

        --show=day          pick which graph to show in the index (default)

        --section=h1        h1 tag from pagetop as section heading (default)
        --section=title     title as section headings for graphs
        --section=name      graph name as section heading
        --section=descr     graph description as section heading
        --section=portname  port name entry in pagetop as section heading
        --sectionhost       Try to prepend the host to the section heading if missing

        --rrdviewer=path    path to rrdviewer (default: /cgi-bin/14all.cgi)
        --icondir=path      path to icondir
        --prefix=path       path from the location of the index.html to the graphs
        --headeradd=string  add string to the html page header
        --autoprefix        try to set prefix automatically

        --<opt>-file=file   read string argument for option <opt> from file


       Indexmaker can create web pages which display the status of an array of
       mrtg interface status pages.

       --output filename
           set output filename (default: stdout)

       --filter (title|pagetop|name)(=~|!~)regexp
           Several filters may get set.  Each filter can match agains the
           contents of a specific section of the mrtg config file. Name refers
           to the bit in square brackets (option[name]: bla).

           Depending on the match operator chosen (=~ or !~) the match will be
           positive or negative.

           Note that some shells consider ! a special character.  It may be
           necessary to type \!~ instead.

       --title text
           Set title of generated index file (default: regexp)

       --bodyopt text
           The value of this argument gets appended to the <BODY> tag. This
           allows to set document colors.  By default this option is set to

            bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000" link="#000000" vlink="#000000" alink="#000000"

       --columns number
           Display graphs in a table with number columns (default: 2)

       --sort title|name|descr|original
           Sort the graphs in the page either by title, by name, by interface
           description, or leave them as is.

           Add a sequence number to the title of each graph

       --width number
           Set width of graphs

       --height number
           Set the height of the graphs

       --show day|week|month|year|none
           Select which graph to show in the index page. You can supress
           images completely with --show=none.

       --section h1|title|name|description|portname
           Select what to use as the title for each graph in the page.  h1 is
           the H1 section from pagetop, title is the graph title, name is the
           bit in square brackets (option[name]: bla), and descr or
           description is the text from the Description field of the PageTop
           (the Cisco description text if it’s available, otherwise just the
           interface description). portname is the "Port Name:" from pagetop.

           Extract the hostname from the target line (this does not work if
           the target is a mathematial expression). Prepend the hostname (and
           a colon) to the section if not already present.

       --rrdviewer path
           If you have set the LogFormat: rrdtool property in the mrtg.cfg
           file, the index will take this into account. The only thing you
           must tell it is the path to your grapher cgi. (default:

       --prefix path
           By  default we assume    that  the file generated by indexmaker is
           stored in WorkDir.  If you want to  store it somewhere   else,
           specify how to reach WorkDir  from  the place where the Index is
           stored. Note that you have to use ’/’ as path separator as this
           will be used in urls. Speaking of which, you can even enter a whole

       --autoprefix path
           Requires --output.  Try to generate the prefix automatically by
           comparision of the path to the output file set with --output and
           the Htmldir set in the configuration files.  Particulary useful
           when multiple configuration files are specified, with different
           Htmldir settings.

           Default is logging in the generated page the command line, suppress
           with --nooptlog . Useful if the commandline contains a complex
           --pagetop=string which could confuse simple browsers.

       --someoption-file filename
           For any someoption which takes a string as parameter you can read
           the string from a file by adding <-file> to the option keyword. The
           whole content of the file will be read and used as the string. The
           file must exist.


       Tobias Oetiker <>


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       2000-2001 Tobias Oetiker <>