redis-server man page

redis-server, redis-sentinel — Redis server


redis-server [ configuration_file ] [ options ] [ --sentinel ]

redis-sentinel [ configuration_file ] [ options ]


Redis is an open source (BSD licensed), in-memory data structure store, used as database, cache and message broker, found at http://redis.io/

The redis-server command is a command line to launch a Redis server.

The redis-sentinel command is a symbolic link to the redis-server command which imply the --sentionel option.


Read configuration from stdin.
Run in sentinel mode
--test-memory megabytes
Run a memory check and exit.
Output this help and exit.
Output version and exit.

All parameters described in redis.conf file can be passed as command line option, e.g. --port port


Run the server with default conf
Run the server with a configuration file
redis-server /etc/redis/6379.conf
Run the server changing some default options
redis-server --port 7777 --slaveof 8888
Run the server with a configuration file and changing some options
redis-server /etc/myredis.conf --loglevel verbose
Run in sentinel mode
redis-server /etc/sentinel.conf --sentinel

See Also



See: http://redis.io/support and https://github.com/antirez/redis/issues

Referenced By


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