doveadm search when using solr problems

Timo Sirainen tss at
Tue Apr 26 18:10:26 UTC 2016

On 26 Apr 2016, at 19:29, Ricardo Branco <ricardo at> wrote:
> 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

Doesn't really matter, but fixed:

> 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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