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PEXPIRE key milliseconds

Time complexity: O(1)

ACL categories: @keyspace, @write, @fast

This command works exactly like EXPIRE but the time to live of the key is specified in milliseconds instead of seconds.


Integer reply, specifically:

  • 1 if the timeout was set.
  • 0 if the timeout was not set. e.g. key doesn't exist, or operation skipped due to the provided arguments.


dragonfly> SET mykey "Hello"
dragonfly> PEXPIRE mykey 1500
(integer) 1
dragonfly> TTL mykey
(integer) 2
dragonfly> PTTL mykey
(integer) 1500