Redis Cache Account
  • 06 Apr 2022
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Introduction

Cerebrata provides the most comprehensive features when it comes to managing your Redis Cache Accounts. You can connect to not only your Azure Redis Cache instances but also any other Redis Server, including one running locally.
Cerebrata provides essential management capability for your Azure Redis Cache accounts. It also includes a cache terminal and gives you the ability to monitor your Redis server in real-time.

Monitor Server

Cerebrata includes Redis cache monitor functionality using which the user can monitor Redis cache server performance in real-time with the Graphical representation. Monitoring over 250 elements, including but not limited to % CPU Utilization, % Memory Utilization etc., is possible with this functionality.
Following are the steps to monitor Redis Cache Server:
1.Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Monitor Server
2. Select Frequency and Date/Time Range and select the required metrics to visualize in Graphical Representation

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View Clients

Cerebrata allows users to view information about the clients connected to the Redis cache server. It is also possible to forcefully disconnect a client from the Redis server (kill client connection).
Following are step to see the Clients connected to the Redis Cache Server:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click View Clients
  2. It will open a window with all the available clients connected to the Redis Server
  3. Select the required Client to disconnect
  4. Click Delete Clients to delete the selected clients

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View Slowlogs

Using Cerebrata, the user can view slow log entries (i.e., list of commands taking more time) for a Redis cache server. It is also possible to clear all slow log entries.
Following are step to view Slow Logs in the Redis Cache:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click View Slow Logs
  2. It will open a window with all the available Slow Logs in the Redis Server
  3. If needed, Select the logs to be deleted and Click Delete Logs to delete the Slow Logs

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View Server Information

Using Cerebrata, the user can view the server information about the Redis Cache. It allows users to find what version of Redis is running on the server, how many clients are connected, clustering information and more via server information.
Following are step to view Server Information:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click View Server Information
  2. It will open a dialog with the information on the Number of Clients connected, Memory Utilization, CPU Usage and more.

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View Properties

Consider if the need is to check if the Redis Version or the Provisioning State is succeeded or failed. Cerebrata allows user to view properties of Redis Cache like Pricing Tier, Subscription Id and more. Following are the steps to view the properties of Azure Redis Cache:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Redis Cache and click Manage
  2. Click Properties in the window to view the Redis Cache properties as shown below

view properties

Manage Locks

The administrator may need locking mechanisms for subscriptions, resource groups or resources to prevent other users from accidentally deleting or modifying critical resources. Using Management locks, the user can lock the subscription or resources in Azure. Cerebrata also supports Management locks which will be handy for developers or admins to quickly navigate and lock the appropriate resources without switching to the Azure portal. User can create, modify and delete Locks from Cerebrata.

Following are the steps to manage Locks for Azure Redis Cache in Cerebrata:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
  2. Click Management Lock, which will list the existing locks of the specified Redis Cache

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Click here to know more about Management Locks in Azure

Manage Tags

Cerebrata allows user to manage tags of a Redis cache account. User can list tags defined on a Redis cache account, Add a new tag, update a tag value or delete one or more tags for that account.
Following are the steps to manage Tags for Redis Cache:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
  2. Click Tags, which will list the existing Tags of the specified Redis Cache
  3. Click New and Key-Value as required
  4. Click Save to save the Tag

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Access Keys

Access keys are the 512-bit secured keys used to authorize access to data in Redis Cache via Shared Key authorization. Cerebrata provides the option to get these access keys. It also includes the ability to regenerate new Access Keys.

Following are the steps to manage Access Keys for Azure Redis Cache in Cerebrata:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
  2. Click Access Keys, which will list the existing Access Keys and Connection strings available.

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Change Settings

User can choose the Minimum TLS version or Max Memory Policy of the Azure Redis Cache from Settings. It is also possible to only allow the requests through a secured connection to the Storage Account.

Following are the steps to change the Replication and Access Tier of a Redis Cache:

  1. Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
  2. Select Settings. Change Replication and Access Tier as required.
  3. Click Save to the settings

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Scale

Using Cerebrata, the user can easily change the scale of a Redis cache account by changing the pricing tier of the account, e.g., change pricing tier from basic to standard, standard to premium etc.

Following are the steps to scale up the Azure Redis Cache:
1.Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
2. Select Scale. Change New Pricing Tier.
3. Click Save

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Reboot

Using Cerebrata, the user can even reboot a Redis cache server from inside the application.
Following are steps to reboot the Redis Cache server:
1.Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Manage
2. Select Reboot. Choose Reboot Type.
3. Click Reboot to reboot the server

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Delete All Keys

Using Cerebrata, the user can delete all keys from all databases in your Redis server in a single click. This Delete operation will perform the FLUSHALL command that deletes all the Redis Cache database keys.
Following are the steps to delete All Redis Cache Keys:

1.Select the context menu of the appropriate Azure Redis Cache and click Delete All Keys
2. It will open a popup and ask the user to enter the numbers in the "VERIFICATION CODE" box into the "CONFIRM CODE" box beside it.
3. Once the Verification code is entered, Click Delete to delete all the Key in the selected Redis Cache

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