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ARCHIVED(8) sympa 6.2.58 ARCHIVED(8)


archived, - Mailing List Archiving Daemon for Sympa


"""--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, 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/sympa.conf.
"-d", "--debug"
Run the program in a debug mode.
"-h", "--help"
Print this help message.


$SPOOLDIR/outgoing/ outgoing Sympa directory.

$DEFAULTDIR/mhonarc-ressources.tt2 template of MHonArc resource file.

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

$PIDDIR/ this file contains the process ID of


The full documentation in HTML format can be found in <>.

The mailing lists (with web archives) can be accessed at <>.


This program was originally written by:

Comite Reseau des Universites
Comite Reseau des Universites

This manual page was initially written by Jerome Marant <> 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 <>.


Report bugs to Sympa bug tracker. See <>.


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


2020-12-30 6.2.58