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The /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/install_dovecot_fts script enables Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) Full-Text Search (FTS) Indexing (powered by Apache Solr™), which provides fast search capabilities for IMAP mailboxes. FTS significantly improves the speed and convenience of the search experience for iOS® device, Microsoft Outlook®, Horde, Roundcube, and Mozilla Thunderbird users.

The /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/install_dovecot_fts script

To use this script, run the following command as the root user:



The /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/install_dovecot_fts script does not accept arguments.


The --help argument will not provide help documentation. Instead, the script will run as if you did not pass an argument.


When the script successfully completes, you will receive a message similar to the following:

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, tsflags, universal-hooks
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * EA4:
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Downloading packages:
Running transaction check
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded
  Installing : cpanel-dovecot-solr-6.6.2-8.1.noarch                        1/1

  Verifying  : cpanel-dovecot-solr-6.6.2-8.1.noarch                        1/1


The /usr/local/cpanel/scripts/uninstall_dovecot_fts script

To uninstall the Dovecot® FTS indexing, run the following command:


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