sympa_automatic man page

sympa_automatic, sympa_automatic.pl — Automatic list creation daemon

Synopsis

sympa_automatic.pl-d--debug ] [ -f, --file=another.sympa.conf ] [ -k--keepcopy=directory ] [ [ -m--mail ] [ -h--help ] [ -v--version ]

Description

Sympa_automatic.pl is a program which scans permanently the automatic creation spool and processes each message.

If the list a message is bound for has not been there and list creation is authorized, it will be created.  Then the message is stored into incoming message spool again and wait for processing by sympa_msg.pl.

Options

sympa_automatic.pl may run with following options in general.

-d, --debug

Enable debug mode.

-f, --config=file

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

--log_level=level

Sets Sympa log level.

sympa_automatic.pl may run in daemon mode with following options.

--foreground

The process remains attached to the TTY.

-k, --keepcopy=directory

This option tells Sympa to keep a copy of every incoming message,  instead of deleting them. `directory' is the directory to  store messages.

-m, --mail

Sympa will log calls to sendmail, including recipients. This option is useful for keeping track of each mail sent (log files may grow faster though).

With following options sympa_automatic.pl will print some information and exit.

-h, --help

Print this help message.

-v, --version

Print the version number.

Files

/etc/sympa/sympa.conf main configuration file.

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

See Also

sympa.conf(5), sympa_msg(8).

Sympa::Spindle::ProcessAutomatic.

History

sympa.pl was originally written by:

Serge Aumont

Comite Reseau des Universites

Olivier Salauen

Comite Reseau des Universites

As of Sympa 6.2b.4, it was split into three programs: sympa.pl command line utility, sympa_automatic.pl daemon and sympa_msg.pl daemon.

Referenced By

Sympa::Family.3Sympa(3), sympa_msg(8), Sympa::Spool::Automatic.3Sympa(3), Sympa::Spool::Incoming.3Sympa(3), sympa_toc(1).

2020-03-02 sympa 6.2.54