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As we know the command $ app/console fos:elastica:populate is used to populate elasticsearch index but if you want to populate elasticsearch index programatically then you can use example below. Example depends on FOSElasticaBundle.


use FOS\ElasticaBundle\Index\IndexManager;
use FOS\ElasticaBundle\Index\Resetter;
use FOS\ElasticaBundle\Provider\ProviderInterface;
use FOS\ElasticaBundle\Provider\ProviderRegistry;
use FOS\ElasticaBundle\Elastica\Index;

class ElasticsearchPupulate

public function populateElasticSearch()
/** @var IndexManager $indexManager */
$indexManager = $this->get('fos_elastica.index_manager');
/** @var ProviderRegistry $providerRegistry */
$providerRegistry = $this->get('fos_elastica.provider_registry');
/** @var Resetter $resetter */
$resetter = $this->get('fos_elastica.resetter');

foreach ($indexManager->getAllIndexes() as $indexName => $index) {
/** @var Index $index */
if ($index->exists()) {
} else {

/** @var $providers ProviderInterface[] */
$providers = $providerRegistry->getIndexProviders($indexName);
foreach ($providers as $provider) {