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archived - Man Page

Mailing List Archiving Daemon for Sympa


archived.pl--foreground ] [ --debug ]


Archived is a program which scan permanently the archive spool and feeds the web archives, converting messages to the HTML format and linking them. Original mails are also kept (in arctxt/ directory> for later rebuilding of archives.

The HTML conversion is achieved by the means of the MHonArc program.

Archives are accessed via wwsympa.fcgi and sympa_msg.pl, which proposes access control; therefore archives should not be located in a public web directory.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (--).  A summary of options is included below.

-F,  --foreground

Do not detach TTY.

-f,  --config=file

Force archived to use an alternative configuration file instead of /etc/sympa/sympa.conf.

-d,  --debug

Run the program in a debug mode.

-h,  --help

Print this help message.


$SPOOLDIR/outgoing/ outgoing Sympa directory.

$DEFAULTDIR/mhonarc_rc.tt2 template of MHonArc resource file.

/etc/sympa/sympa.conf Sympa configuration file.

$PIDDIR/archived.pid this file contains the process ID of archived.pl.

More Documentation

The full documentation in HTML format can be found in <https://www.sympa.community/manual/>.

The mailing lists (with web archives) can be accessed at <https://www.sympa.community/community/lists.html>.


This program was originally written by:

Serge Aumont

Comité Réseau des Universités

Olivier Salaün

Comité Réseau des Universités

This manual page was initially written by Jérôme Marant <jerome.marant@IDEALX.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.


You may distribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2.  For more details see README file.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts and no Back-Cover Texts.  A copy of the license can be found under <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/fdl.html>.


Report bugs to Sympa bug tracker. See <https://github.com/sympa-community/sympa/issues>.

See Also

sympa_msg(8), bounced(8), mhonarc(1), sympa.conf(5).


Referenced By

Sympa::Archive.3Sympa(3), sympa_msg(8), sympa_toc(1).

2023-07-22 sympa 6.2.72