Three Must-Have Redis Configuration Options For Production

Jun 27, 2012

If you are using Redis, it's worth going over the sample configuration to see what can and can't be done. However, there are 3 settings in particular almost every production deployment of Redis should use:

rename-command FLUSHDB ""
rename-command FLUSHALL ""
rename-command CONFIG ""

The above disables three powerful and dangerous commands. You could take it a step further and disable other questionable commands, like KEYS, DEBUG SEGFAULT and SAVE.

If for some reason you need access to these commands in production, you can rename them to reduce the chance of accidentally typing them: