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BOUNCED(8) sympa 6.2.58 BOUNCED(8)


bounced, - Mailing List Bounce Processing Daemon for Sympa


"""--foreground" ] [ "--debug" ]


Bounced is a program which scans permanently the bounce spool and processes bounces (non-delivery messages), looking or bad addresses. Bouncing addresses are tagged in database ; last bounce is kept for each bouncing address.

List owners will be able to access information about the bounces via WWSympa after they have been processed by bounced.


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 bounced 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.
Sets daemon log level.


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

$LIBEXECDIR/bouncequeue bounce spooler, referenced from sendmail alias file

$SPOOLDIR/bounce incoming bounces directory

$PIDDIR/ this file contains the process ID of


The full documentation 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), wwsympa(8), mhonarc(1), sympa.conf(5).


2020-12-30 6.2.58