MINIFLUX(1)   MINIFLUX(1)

miniflux - Minimalist and opinionated feed reader

miniflux [-vic] [-create-admin] [-debug] [-flush-sessions] [-info] [-migrate] [-reset-feed-errors] [-reset-password] [-version] [-config-file] [-config-dump]

miniflux is a minimalist and opinionated feed reader.

-c
Load configuration file.

-config-file

Load configuration file.

-config-dump

Print parsed configuration values.

-create-admin

Create admin user.

-debug

Show debug logs.

-flush-sessions

Flush all sessions (disconnect users).

-healthcheck

Perform a health check on the given endpoint.
The value "auto" try to guess the health check endpoint.

-i

Show application information.

-info

Show application information.

-migrate

Run SQL migrations.

-reset-feed-errors

Clear all feed errors for all users.

-reset-password

Reset user password.

-v

Show application version.

-version

Show application version.

The configuration file is a text file that follow these rules:

- Miniflux expects each line to be in KEY=VALUE format.
- Lines beginning with # are processed as comments and ignored.
- Blank lines are ignored.
- There is no variable interpolation.

Keys are the same as the environment variables described below.
Environment variables override the values defined in the config file.

DEBUG
Set the value to 1 to enable debug logs.
Disabled by default.
FETCH_YOUTUBE_WATCH_TIME
Set the value to 1 to scrape video duration from YouTube website and use it as a reading time.
Disabled by default.
SERVER_TIMING_HEADER
Set the value to 1 to enable server-timing headers.
Disabled by default.
LOG_DATE_TIME
Display the date and time in log messages.
Disabled by default.
WORKER_POOL_SIZE
Number of background workers.
Default is 5 workers.
POLLING_FREQUENCY
Refresh interval in minutes for feeds.
Default is 60 minutes.
BATCH_SIZE
Number of feeds to send to the queue for each interval.
Default is 100 feeds.
POLLING_SCHEDULER
Scheduler used for polling feeds. Possible values are "round_robin" or "entry_frequency".
The maximum number of feeds polled for a given period is subject to POLLING_FREQUENCY and BATCH_SIZE.
When "entry_frequency" is selected, the refresh interval for a given feed is equal to the average updating interval of the last week of the feed.
The actual number of feeds polled will not exceed the maximum number of feeds that could be polled for a given period.
Default is "round_robin".
SCHEDULER_ENTRY_FREQUENCY_MAX_INTERVAL
Maximum interval in minutes for the entry frequency scheduler.
Default is 24 hours.
SCHEDULER_ENTRY_FREQUENCY_MIN_INTERVAL
Minimum interval in minutes for the entry frequency scheduler.
Default is 5 minutes.
POLLING_PARSING_ERROR_LIMIT
The maximum number of parsing errors that the program will try before stopping polling a feed. Once the limit is reached, the user must refresh the feed manually. Set to 0 for unlimited.
Default is 3.
DATABASE_URL
Postgresql connection parameters.
Default is "user=postgres password=postgres dbname=miniflux2 sslmode=disable".
DATABASE_URL_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $DATABASE_URL value.
Default is empty.
DATABASE_CONNECTION_LIFETIME
Set the maximum amount of time a connection may be reused.
Default is 5 minutes.
DATABASE_MAX_CONNS
Maximum number of database connections.
Default is 20.
DATABASE_MIN_CONNS
Minimum number of database connections.
Default is 20.
LISTEN_ADDR
Address to listen on. Use absolute path to listen on Unix socket (/var/run/miniflux.sock).
Default is 127.0.0.1:8080.
PORT
Override LISTEN_ADDR to 0.0.0.0:$PORT.
Default is empty.
BASE_URL
Base URL to generate HTML links and base path for cookies.
Default is http://localhost/.
CLEANUP_FREQUENCY_HOURS
Cleanup job frequency. Remove old sessions and archive entries.
Default is 24 hours.
CLEANUP_ARCHIVE_READ_DAYS
Number of days after marking read entries as removed.
Set to -1 to keep all read entries.
Default is 60 days.
CLEANUP_ARCHIVE_UNREAD_DAYS
Number of days after marking unread entries as removed.
Set to -1 to keep all unread entries.
Default is 180 days.
CLEANUP_ARCHIVE_BATCH_SIZE
Number of entries to archive for each job interval.
Default is 10000 entries.
CLEANUP_REMOVE_SESSIONS_DAYS
Number of days after removing old sessions from the database.
Default is 30 days.
HTTPS
Forces cookies to use secure flag and send HSTS header.
Default is empty.
DISABLE_HSTS
Disable HTTP Strict Transport Security header if HTTPS is set.
Default is false (The HSTS is enabled).
DISABLE_HTTP_SERVICE
Set the value to 1 to disable the HTTP service.
Default is false (The HTTP service is enabled).
DISABLE_SCHEDULER_SERVICE
Set the value to 1 to disable the internal scheduler service.
Default is false (The internal scheduler service is enabled).
CERT_FILE
Path to SSL certificate.
Default is empty.
KEY_FILE
Path to SSL private key.
Default is empty.
CERT_DOMAIN
Use Let's Encrypt to get automatically a certificate for this domain.
Default is empty.
METRICS_COLLECTOR
Set to 1 to enable metrics collector. Expose a /metrics endpoint for Prometheus.
Disabled by default.
METRICS_REFRESH_INTERVAL
Refresh interval to collect database metrics.
Default is 60 seconds.
METRICS_ALLOWED_NETWORKS
List of networks allowed to access the metrics endpoint (comma-separated values).
Default is 127.0.0.1/8.
OAUTH2_PROVIDER
Possible values are "google" or "oidc".
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_CLIENT_ID
OAuth2 client ID.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_CLIENT_ID_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $OAUTH2_CLIENT_ID value.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_CLIENT_SECRET
OAuth2 client secret.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_CLIENT_SECRET_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $OAUTH2_CLIENT_SECRET value.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_REDIRECT_URL
OAuth2 redirect URL.
This URL must be registered with the provider and is something like https://miniflux.example.org/oauth2/oidc/callback.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_OIDC_DISCOVERY_ENDPOINT
OpenID Connect discovery endpoint.
Default is empty.
OAUTH2_USER_CREATION
Set to 1 to authorize OAuth2 user creation.
Disabled by default.
RUN_MIGRATIONS
Set to 1 to run database migrations.
Disabled by default.
CREATE_ADMIN
Set to 1 to create an admin user from environment variables.
Disabled by default.
ADMIN_USERNAME
Admin user login, used only if $CREATE_ADMIN is enabled.
Default is empty.
ADMIN_USERNAME_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $ADMIN_USERNAME value.
Default is empty.
ADMIN_PASSWORD
Admin user password, used only if $CREATE_ADMIN is enabled.
Default is empty.
ADMIN_PASSWORD_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $ADMIN_PASSWORD value.
Default is empty.
POCKET_CONSUMER_KEY
Pocket consumer API key for all users.
Default is empty.
POCKET_CONSUMER_KEY_FILE
Path to a secret key exposed as a file, it should contain $POCKET_CONSUMER_KEY value.
Default is empty.
PROXY_IMAGES
Avoids mixed content warnings for external images: http-only, all, or none.
Default is http-only.
HTTP_CLIENT_TIMEOUT
Time limit in seconds before the HTTP client cancel the request.
Default is 20 seconds.
HTTP_CLIENT_MAX_BODY_SIZE
Maximum body size for HTTP requests in Mebibyte (MiB).
Default is 15 MiB.
HTTP_CLIENT_PROXY
Proxy URL for HTTP client.
Default is empty.
HTTP_CLIENT_USER_AGENT
The default User-Agent header to use for the HTTP client. Can be overridden in per-feed settings.
When empty, Miniflux uses a default User-Agent that includes the Miniflux version.
Default is empty.
AUTH_PROXY_HEADER
Proxy authentication HTTP header.
Default is empty.
AUTH_PROXY_USER_CREATION
Set to 1 to create users based on proxy authentication information.
Disabled by default.
MAINTENANCE_MODE
Set to 1 to enable maintenance mode.
Disabled by default.
MAINTENANCE_MESSAGE
Define a custom maintenance message.
Default is "Miniflux is currently under maintenance".
WATCHDOG
Enable or disable Systemd watchdog.
Enabled by default.

Miniflux is written and maintained by Frédéric Guillot.

Miniflux is released under the Apache 2.0 license.
May 23, 2021