doveadm search when using solr problems

Ricardo Branco ricardo at
Tue Apr 26 16:29:05 UTC 2016

thanks, the results are certianly better

this error shows, i suspect it is fine and just a side affect of the override to turn off solr

doveadm(user at Error: fts: Failed to initialize backend '': Unknown backend

Timo Sirainen wrote on 26/04/2016 16:43:
> On 26 Apr 2016, at 18:31, Ricardo Branco <ricardo at> wrote:
>> Is there a way when using doveadm to search a users mailbox to disable using solr plugin (without changing config file).
>> We have found that solr does not work well with certain search types and reverting to non solr searching works much better.
> doveadm -o plugin/fts= search ...

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