How to run command from bundle in app controller in Symfony3?


In my personal project I am using:

  1. Symfony v3.2.7
  2. PHP v7.1.1
  3. CravlerMaxMindGeoIpBundle
  4. How to Call a Command from a Controller
  5. On Windows 10 Pro dev machine


I would like to run CravlerMaxMindGeoIpBundle's command php bin/console cravler:maxmind:geoip-update from controller successfully.


At the moment I have set up CravlerMaxMindGeoIpBundle bundle and command php bin/console cravler:maxmind:geoip-update works fine in command line.

Then I followed official documentation (4th link in intro section). Changed callable command of course. And yet I get an error.

There are no commands defined in the "cravler:maxmind" namespace.


What should I do to run the command without an error?


My action in controller

public function geoIpUpdateAction(Request $request)
    $kernel = $this->get('kernel');
    $application = new Application($kernel);

    $input = new ArrayInput(array(
        'command' => 'cravler:maxmind:geoip-update'
    // You can use NullOutput() if you don't need the output
    $output = new BufferedOutput();
    $application->run($input, $output);

    // return the output, don't use if you used NullOutput()
    $content = $output->fetch();

    // return new Response(""), if you used NullOutput()

    return $this->render('admin/geo_ip.html.twig');

My AppKernel with enabled bundles


use SymfonyComponentHttpKernelKernel;
use SymfonyComponentConfigLoaderLoaderInterface;

class AppKernel extends Kernel
    public function registerBundles()
        $bundles = [
            new SymfonyBundleFrameworkBundleFrameworkBundle(),
            new SymfonyBundleSecurityBundleSecurityBundle(),
            new SymfonyBundleTwigBundleTwigBundle(),
            new SymfonyBundleMonologBundleMonologBundle(),
            new SymfonyBundleSwiftmailerBundleSwiftmailerBundle(),
            new DoctrineBundleDoctrineBundleDoctrineBundle(),
            new SensioBundleFrameworkExtraBundleSensioFrameworkExtraBundle(),
            new AppBundleAppBundle(),
            new BmatznerFoundationBundleBmatznerFoundationBundle(),
            new KnpBundleTimeBundleKnpTimeBundle(),
            new FOSUserBundleFOSUserBundle(),
            new CravlerMaxMindGeoIpBundleCravlerMaxMindGeoIpBundle(),

        if (in_array($this->getEnvironment(), ['dev', 'test'], true)) {
            $bundles[] = new SymfonyBundleDebugBundleDebugBundle();
            $bundles[] = new SymfonyBundleWebProfilerBundleWebProfilerBundle();
            $bundles[] = new SensioBundleDistributionBundleSensioDistributionBundle();
            $bundles[] = new SensioBundleGeneratorBundleSensioGeneratorBundle();

        return $bundles;

    public function getRootDir()
        return __DIR__;

    public function getCacheDir()
        return dirname(__DIR__).'/var/cache/'.$this->getEnvironment();

    public function getLogDir()
        return dirname(__DIR__).'/var/logs';

    public function registerContainerConfiguration(LoaderInterface $loader)


What am I missing?

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