Redis - Keys Pttl Command


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Redis PTTL command is used to get the remaining time of the key expiry in milliseconds.

Return Value

Integer value TTL in milliseconds, or a negative value.

  • TTL in milliseconds.
  • -1, if the key does not have an expiry timeout.
  • -2, if the key does not exist.

Syntax

Following is the basic syntax of Redis PTTL command.

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> SET tutorialname redis 
OK

Example

First, create a key in Redis and set some value in it.

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> SET tutorialname redis 
OK 

Now set the expiry of the key, and later check the remaining expiry time.

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> EXPIRE tutorialname 1 
1) (integer) 1 
redis 127.0.0.1:6379> PTTL tutorialname 
1) (integer) 999
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