Please note that these documents apply to OpenShift Online v2 only (accounts created before August 1st, 2016).
If you are using one of the OpenShift 3 products, please refer to documents available at

Redis Cloud

Redis Cloud is a fully-managed cloud service for hosting and running your Redis dataset in a highly-available and scalable manner, with predictable and stable top performance.


The Redis Cloud dashboard can be accessed by visiting:

Redis Cloud Dashboard

Integrating the Service With Your App

Once you have subscribed to this service and located your credentials, you will need to configure your application to use the credentials for your service.

Redis Cloud Environment Variables

We recommend setting the following environment variables within your application runtime to connect the service to your app:

Variable Name

Example Value






Use the OpenShift client tools to set environment variables to make your credentials available within your application runtime:

$ rhc env set REDISCLOUD_HOSTNAME=VALUE -a App_Name
$ rhc env set REDISCLOUD_PASSWORD=VALUE -a App_Name
$ rhc env set REDISCLOUD_PORT=VALUE -a App_Name
Check out the general code examples to see how to use environment variables within your application.

Additional Resources

Additional documentation is available at


Service Status

Helpdesk Portal


Support Hotline

24/7 Toll-Free Support Hotline for paying customers