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What is it?

ArchiveBox is a powerful, self-hosted internet archiving solution to collect, save, and view sites you want to preserve offline.

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1. Installation

sb install sandbox-archivebox

2. URL

  • To access ArchiveBox, visit https://archivebox._yourdomain.com_

3. Setup

Initial setup guide thanks to erisheaded on CB discord.

  1. Run tag:

    sb install sandbox-archivebox
  2. Connect to container:

docker exec -it archivebox /bin/bash
  • NOTE: (This drops you in the /data folder. DO NOT switch to /data/archive directory)
  • Switch to archivebox user for config:
su archivebox
  1. Initialize with setup to create a web admin:
archivebox init --setup
  1. Enter username, email, and password
  2. Load URL and test login

By default, your new installation has a publicly accessible web index, snapshots, and archive addition access. You may not want this for a host of security reasons, so it's recommended to review the ArchiveBox Security Overview and tailoring these settings to your preference when setting up.