Update virtual folders via doveadm?

Aki Tuomi aki.tuomi at open-xchange.com
Tue Nov 20 09:58:51 EET 2018

On 20.11.2018 2.51, Daniel Miller wrote:
> I'm trying to have my server maintain it's FTS indexes reasonably
> current at all times.  From prior threads, and based on my namespace
> configuration, I have the following hourly cronjob:
> doveadm index -A -q '*'
> doveadm index -A -q 'shared/*'
> doveadm index -A -q 'virtual/*'
> This seems to work just fine to maintain the FTS (Solr).  However - as
> I understand it Dovecot's virtual folders are not updated with new
> mails until they are accessed by a client.  Therefore the above
> command sequence would work fine for my default namespace and the
> shared - but the virtual namespace won't actually be current.  So...
> Would a command such as:
> doveadm mailbox status -A messages virtual/*
> Be appropriate to run prior to the virtual/* FTS indexing?
doveadm index should perform the same update.


More information about the dovecot mailing list