arno-fwfilter [OPTIONS]


arno-fwfilter is a pipe filter script to make the firewall-log better readable. Some usage examples are:

Static firewall log filtering:

arno-fwfilter < logfile

Realtime firewall logging on tty10:

tail --follow <logfile> | arno-fwfilter >/dev/tty10 &


--help, -h

Print the available options.

--html-output, -o

Use basic HTML to format the output

--no-locations, -l

Disable to (try to) obtain the IP's geographical location. By default, is visited to get this information.

--no-colors, -c

Disable the use of colors in the output.

--single-line, -s

Put all information about an event in a single line

RELATED TO arno-fwfilter…

iptables(8), arno-iptables-firewall(8)

The web site.


arno-fwfilter was written by Arno van Amersfoort <[email protected]>.

This manual page was written by Michael Hanke <[email protected]>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).