There is a simple command to check whether redis is running or not.
Just simply run the following command on your command line.
1 $ redis-cli ping
If it is running it should respond with the following:
You can also check with another command if you’re using Homebrew.
1 $ brew services
It should return all services that are running through Homebrew, this includes redis.
1 2 Name Status User File redis started davidangulo ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.redis.plist
If it’s running correctly it should have a status of
Redis on a default setup usually listens on port
We can listen to that port using the following command.
1 $ lsof -i:6379
We should get an output if it’s running and also check the name if it matches
redis in any way, as it might be another process running on port
1 2 3 COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME redis-ser 2593 davidangulo 6u IPv4 0xef09d3625c99e681 0t0 TCP localhost:6379 (LISTEN) redis-ser 2593 davidangulo 7u IPv6 0xef09d36726e52c19 0t0 TCP localhost:6379 (LISTEN)
That’s it. Thank you for reading.