archived(8) Mailing List Archiving Daemon for WWSympa

Other Alias

SYNOPSIS [ -F ] [ -d, -dF ]


Archived is a program which scan permanently the outgoing Sympa 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, 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.
Do not detach TTY.
Run the program in a debug mode.


/var/spool/sympa/outgoing/ outgoing Sympa directory.

/usr/share/sympa/default/mhonarc-ressources mhonarc resource file

/etc/sympa/wwsympa.conf WWSympa configuration file.

/run/sympa/ this file contains the process ID of


The full documentation in HTML and PDF formats can be found in <>.

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


Serge Aumont
Comite Reseau des Universites
Olivier Salau.n
Comite Reseau des Universites

Contact authors at <[email protected]>

This manual page was initially written by Jerome Marant <[email protected]> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.


Copyright X 1997,1998,1999,2000,2001 Comite Reseau des Universites

Copyright X 1997,1998,1999 Institut Pasteur & Christophe Wolfhugel

You may distribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License Version 2 (<>)

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 <>.


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