To start the Redis server, you need to follow the below steps:
This will start the Redis server in the default configuration at port 6379.
You can also specify a configuration file while starting the Redis server. For example, to start Redis with a custom configuration file located at
/etc/redis/myconfig.conf, you can run the following command:
In addition, you can run Redis in the background by adding the
--daemonize yes option to the command:
This will start the Redis server in the background and return control to the terminal.
Finally, you can check if the Redis server is running properly by using the Redis command-line interface (CLI) tool
redis-cli. Open a new terminal window and run the following command:
If the Redis server is running, it will return