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Archiving options in Mailman

This section controls if, and how, Mailman will handle archives for your list. Archives for your list can be visited by visiting your listinfo page (

If you decide to have archives and later decide to turn them off, you will need to mail and request their removal. Individual Mailman message cannot be removed from archives.

Archive Option

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The archive option controls whether Mailman will create archives.

Archive Private

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This archive_private option controls whether the list’s archives will be available for everyone to see or only list members.

Archive Volume Frequency

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The archive_volume_frequency controls how often a new archive should be started.