In the previous recipe, we saw how to initialize a client to send calls to an Elasticsearch cluster. In this recipe, we will see how to manage indices via client calls.
You need an up-and-running Elasticsearch installation as we described in the Downloading and installing Elasticsearch recipe in Chapter 2, Downloading and Setup.
A Maven tool, or an IDE that natively supports it for Java programming such as Eclipse or IntelliJ IDEA, must be installed.
The code for this recipe is in the
chapter_14/nativeclient directory and the referred class is
An Elasticsearch client maps all index operations under the
admin.indices object of the client. All the indices operation ...