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SYMPA_MSG(8)			 sympa 6.2.16			  SYMPA_MSG(8)

NAME
       sympa_msg, sympa_msg.pl - Daemon	to handle incoming messages

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

DESCRIPTION
       Sympa_msg.pl is a program which scans permanently the incoming message
       spool and processes each	message.

       Messages	bound for the lists and	authorized sending are modified	as
       neccesity and at	last stored into digest	spool, archive spool and
       outgoing	spool.	Those bound for	command	addresses are interpreted and
       appropriate actions are taken.  Those bound for listmasters or list
       admins are forwarded to them.

OPTIONS
       Sympa_msg.pl follows the	usual GNU command line syntax, with long
       options starting	with two dashes	("--").	 A summary of options is
       included	below.

       -d, --debug
	   Enable debug	mode.

       -f, --config=file
	   Force Sympa to use an alternative configuration file	instead	of
	   /usr/local/etc/sympa/sympa.conf.

       -l, --lang=lang
	   Set this option to use a language for Sympa.	The corresponding
	   gettext catalog file	must be	located	in /usr/local/share/locale
	   directory.

       --log_level=level
	   Sets	Sympa log level.

       sympa_msg.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).

       --service=process_command|process_message|process_creation
	   Note: This option was deprecated.

	   Process is dedicated	to messages distribution, commands or to
	   automatic lists creation (default three of them).

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

       -h, --help
	   Print this help message.

       -v, --version
	   Print the version number.

FILES
       /usr/local/etc/sympa/sympa.conf main configuration file.

       /var/run/sympa/sympa_msg.pid this file contains the process ID of
       sympa_msg.pl.

SEE ALSO
       sympa.conf(5), sympa(1).

       archived(8), bulk(8), bounced(8), sympa_automatic(8), task_manager(8).

       Sympa::Spindle::ProcessDigest, Sympa::Spindle::ProcessIncoming.

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.

6.2.16				  2017-07-03			  SYMPA_MSG(8)

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