Redis - Keys Pexpire Command


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Redis Pexpire command is used to set the expiry of the key in milliseconds. After the expiry time, the key will not be available in Redis.

Return Value

Integer value 1 or 0

  • 1, if the timeout is set for the key.
  • 0, if the key does not exist or timeout could not be set.

Syntax

Following is the basic syntax of Redis Expire command.

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> PEXPIRE KEY_NAME TIME_IN_MILLISECONDS

Example

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

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> SET tutorialspoint redis 
OK

Now, set timeout of the previously created key.

redis 127.0.0.1:6379> PEXPIRE tutorialspoint 5000 
(integer) 1

In the above example, 5 seconds time is set for the key tutorialspoint. After 5 seconds, the key will expire automatically.

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