How to install redis server on CentOS

In this tutorial we will learn, how to install redis server on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 . The abbreviation of redis is REmote DIctionary Server. It is one the of the most popular open source,advanced key-value cache and store.

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Follow the given below steps to install redis server on CentOS 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Install wget utility

Install wget command

Install EPEL repo

First we will install the EPEL repo. For more detail on EPEL repo, we suggest you to read our this post.

Because our system has x86_64 Operating System architecture, we will use only epel repo package for x86_64 . Search epel repo package as per your Operating System architecture(EPEL URL)

It will create two epel’s repo file inside /etc/yum.repos.d
These are –
1. epel.repo

Install redis server

Now use yum command to install redis server

Two important redis server configuration file’s path
1. /etc/redis.conf
2. /etc/redis-sentinel.conf

Now start the redis server after this.

Check the running status of redis server

To test the installation of Redis, use below given command

If the response output is PONG, it means installation is completed successfully.

Start/Stop/Restart/Status and Enable redis server

To start redis server

To stop redis server

To restart redis server

To get running status of redis server

To enable redis server at system’s booting time.

To disable redis server at system’s booting time.

Listening Port Of Redis Server

Redis Server listens by default at port number 6379. Use below given ss command. (To learn more about ss command)

Note: On minimal installed CentOS 7/ RHEL 7,you wont get netstat command. Instead of netstat command, use ss command which is by default available on system.

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