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Archivebox

ArchiveBox is a self-hosted internet archiving solution to collect and save sites you wish to view offline.

Archivebox Screenshot

Features include:

  • Uses standard formats such as HTML, JSON, PDF, PNG
  • Ability to autosave to archive.org
  • Supports Scheduled importing
  • Supports Realtime importing

Ingredients

Ingredients

Already deployed:

Related:

  • Traefik Forward Auth to secure your Traefik-exposed services with an additional layer of authentication

Preparation

Setup data locations

First, we create a directory to hold the data which archivebox will store:

mkdir /var/data/archivebox
mkdir /var/data/config/archivebox
cd /var/data/config/archivebox

Create docker-compose.yml

Create a docker swarm config file in docker-compose syntax (v3), something like this:

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version: '3.2'

services:
    archivebox:
        image: archivebox/archivebox
        command: server --quick-init 0.0.0.0:8000
        ports:
            - 8000:8000
        networks:
          - traefik_public
        environment:
            - PUID=1000
            - PGID=1000
            - TZ=Pacific/Auckland
            - USE_COLOR=True
            - SHOW_PROGRESS=False
        deploy:
          labels:
            # traefik common
            - traefik.enable=true
            - traefik.docker.network=traefik_public
            # traefikv1
            - traefik.frontend.rule=Host:archive.example.com
            - traefik.port=8000     
            # traefikv2
            - "traefik.http.routers.archive.rule=Host(`archive.example.com`)"
            - "traefik.http.routers.archive.entrypoints=https"
            - "traefik.http.services.archive.loadbalancer.server.port=8000" 
        volumes:
          - /var/data/archivebox:/data


networks:
  traefik_public:
    external: true

Initalizing Archivebox

Once you have created the docker file you will need to run the following command to configure archivebox and create an account. docker run -v /var/data/archivebox:/data -it archivebox/archivebox init --setup

Serving

Launch Archivebox!

Launch the Archivebox stack by running docker stack deploy archivebox -c <path -to-docker-compose.yml>

Chef's notes 📓


  1. The inclusion of Archivebox was due to the efforts of @bencey in Discord (Thanks Ben!) 

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    Last update: October 21, 2021
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