In Real time, Redis server is hosted in remote cloud or external .

You can connect using remote url in client libraries or from terminal.

Let’s see how to connect to remtoe redis server using terminal..

How to connect to remote redis server?

redis-cli provides an options to connect to remote redis server.


redis-cli [options]

redis-cli has following options

-h - hostname, default is -p: server port, default port is 6379 -a: server password -u: Server url in th format - redis://username:password@hostname:port

For example, if an redis server is hosted in amazon cloud, you can give

redis-cli -h -p 6379 

if instance is secured with password, you can give -a option

redis-cli -h -p 6379  -a password

Similarly, You can also connect using single url

url is a combination of string redis,username,password,hostname and port.

redis-cli -u redis://username:password@host:port