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Client.sendCommand(command, args)

In the event a Redis command you wish to use is not implemented yet, the sendCommand method can be used to send a custom commands to the server.


commandstringcommand name to issue to the Redis server, as described in Redis' documentation.
argsany[]command arguments to pass to the Redis server.


TypeResolves withRejected when
Promise<any>On success, the promise resolves with any result the server would reply to the command sent.


import redis from 'k6/experimental/redis';
// Get the redis instance(s) address and password from the environment
const redis_addrs = __ENV.REDIS_ADDRS || '';
const redis_password = __ENV.REDIS_PASSWORD || '';
// Instantiate a new redis client
const redisClient = new redis.Client({
addrs: redis_addrs.split(',') || new Array('localhost:6379'), // in the form of 'host:port', separated by commas
password: redis_password,
export default function () {
redisClient.sendCommand('ECHO', 'Hello world').then((result) => {
if (result !== 'Hello world') {
throw new Error('ECHO should have returned "Hello world"');