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Redis Connection: AUTH password

Description

Redis AUTH command is used to authenticate a password-protected server with a given password. If provided password matches the password in the configuration file, the server replies with the OK status code and starts accepting commands. Otherwise, an error is returned and the clients need to try a new password.

Syntax:

Basic syntax of redis AUTH command is shown below:

AUTH PASSWORD

Available since

1.0.0.

Return Value

String reply

Return Value Type

String

Example:

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> AUTH PASSWORD
(error) ERR Client sent AUTH, but no password is set
redis 127.0.0.1:6379> CONFIG SET requirepass "mypass"
OK
redis 127.0.0.1:6379> AUTH mypass
Ok