[Dovecot] doveadm index

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Thu Feb 9 04:29:09 EET 2012

On 21.12.2011, at 19.35, e-frog wrote:

>> But some day doveadm index (and several other commands) should allow wildcards in mailbox names, so you could just do doveadm index -A '*'
> Actually I'm using doveadm index -A '*' in a daily cron job and it seems to work for me.

Yes, looks like it does. I changed the doveadm help output to make it clearer.

> At least the timestamps of the dovecot.index.search and dovecot.index.search.uids files equal or close to the cron job start time in every folder.
> Is there a way to examine the search index? Doveadm dump doesn't seem to like it.
> $: doveadm dump dovecot.index.search
> $: doveadm(vmail): Fatal: Can't autodetect file type: dovecot.index.search

No, you can't dump Squat indexes. v2.1 can dump fts-lucene indexes though.

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