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DOVEADM-INDEX(1)		    Dovecot		      DOVEADM-INDEX(1)

       doveadm-index - Index mailboxes

       doveadm [-Dv] index [-S socket_path] [-q] [-n max_recent] mailbox
       doveadm [-Dv] index [-S socket_path] -A [-q] [-n	max_recent] mailbox
       doveadm [-Dv] index [-S socket_path] -F file [-q] [-n max_recent] mail-
       doveadm [-Dv] index [-S socket_path] -u user [-q] [-n max_recent] mail-

       Add unindexed messages in a mailbox into	index/cache file. If full text
       search is enabled, also add unindexed messages to the fts database.

       The caching adds	only the fields	that  were  previously	added  to  the
       mailbox's  caching  decisions, so it won't do anything useful for mail-
       boxes that user's client	hasn't accessed	yet. You can use doveadm  dump
       command to show a specific mailbox's current caching decisions.

       Messages	 can also be added automatically to full text search index us-

       plugin {
	 fts_autoindex = yes
       in /usr/local/etc/dovecot/conf.d/90-plugin.conf.

       Global doveadm(1) options:

       -D     Enables verbosity	and debug messages.

       -o setting=value
	      Overrides	the configuration  setting  from  /usr/local/etc/dove-
	      cot/dovecot.conf	and  from the userdb with the given value.  In
	      order to override	multiple settings, the -o option may be	speci-
	      fied multiple times.

       -v     Enables verbosity, including progress counter.

       Command specific	options:

       -A     If  the  -A option is present, the command will be performed for
	      all users.  Using	this option in combination with	 system	 users
	      from  userdb  { driver = passwd }	is not recommended, because it
	      contains also users with a lower UID  than  the  one  configured
	      with the first_valid_uid setting.

	      When  the	 SQL  userdb  module  is used make sure	that the iter-
	      ate_query	setting	in /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot-sql.conf.ext
	      matches  your  database layout.  When using the LDAP userdb mod-
	      ule, make	sure that the iterate_attrs  and  iterate_filter  set-
	      tings in /usr/local/etc/dovecot/dovecot-ldap.conf.ext match your
	      LDAP schema.  Otherwise doveadm(1) will  be  unable  to  iterate
	      over all users.

       -F file
	      Execute the command for all the users in the file.  This is sim-
	      ilar to the -A option, but instead of getting the	list of	 users
	      from  the	 userdb,  they are read	from the given file.  The file
	      contains one username per	line.

       -n max_recent
	      An integer value,	which specifies	the maximum number of  \Recent
	      messages	in  mailboxes.	 If  the  mailbox  contains  more than
	      max_recent messages with \Recent flag set, the mailbox will  not
	      be  indexed.   This  may be useful to avoid unnecessary indexing
	      for large	mailboxes that are never opened.

       -q     Queues the indexing to be	run by indexer	process.   Without  -q
	      the  indexing  is	done directly by the doveadm(1)	process.  Some
	      backends like fts-lucene can't handle multiple processes	updat-
	      ing  the indexes simultaneously, so -q should usually be used on

       -S socket_path
	      The option's argument is either an absolute path to a local UNIX
	      domain  socket, or a hostname and	port (hostname:port), in order
	      to connect a remote host via a TCP socket.

	      This allows an administrator to execute doveadm(1) mail commands
	      through the given	socket.

       -u user/mask
	      Run  the command only for	the given user.	 It's also possible to
	      use '*' and '?' wildcards	(e.g. -u *
	      When neither the -A option, nor  the  -F file  option,  nor  the
	      -u user was specified, the command will be executed with the en-
	      vironment	of the currently logged	in user.

	      The name of the mailbox to index.

       Index bob's INBOX:

       doveadm index -u	bob INBOX

       Report bugs, including doveconf -n output, to the Dovecot Mailing  List
       <>.	Information  about reporting bugs is available


Dovecot	v2.3			  2015-05-09		      DOVEADM-INDEX(1)


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