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How to setup Redis access on cPanel hosting?

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On our web servers, it is possible to use the Redis database with the following parameters:

  • uses the storage resources
  • max 1 database
  • max 100 MB database size
  • listening unix domain socketen: /tmp/redis.sock
  • password protected, password can be viewed/modifiy here: /var/run/redis/redis.pwd


On the cPanel interface, open to the Cron Jobs menu, then add the following task by running it every 5 minutes.

/etc/rc.d/init.d/redis-peruser check >/dev/null 2>&1

After you take the corn job, you have to wait 5-10 minutes to get the password required to use the Redis database.

The password for cPanel storage can be found in the following file:


HASH must be replaced by the cPaneles login name.

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