Orthanc [\,OPTION\/]... [\,CONFIGURATION\/]


Orthanc, lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for healthcare and medical research.

If no configuration file is given on the command line, a set of default parameters is used. Please refer to the Orthanc homepage for the full instructions about how to use Orthanc <>.

Command-line options:


display this help and exit


directory where to store the log files (if not used, the logs are dumped to stderr)


create a sample configuration file and exit


highest verbosity in logs (for debug)


be verbose in logs


output version information and exit

Exit status:


if OK,


if error (have a look at the logs).


Written by Sebastien Jodogne <[email protected]>


Copyright © 2012-2014 Medical Physics Department, CHU of Liege (Belgium) Licensing GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>, with OpenSSL exception.

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.