Mailing List Bounce Processing Daemon for WWSympa

Other Alias


SYNOPSIS [ -F ] [ -d, -dF ]


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 bvouncing address.

List owners will latter access bounces information via WWSympa.


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.
-d, -dF
Run the program in a debug mode.


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

/usr/lib/sympa/bin/bouncequeue bounce spooler, referenced from sendmail alias file

/var/spool/sympa/bounce incoming bounces directory

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


The full documentation 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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