The TIME command returns the current server time as a two items lists: a Unix timestamp and the amount of microseconds already elapsed in the current second. Basically the interface is very similar to the one of the gettimeofday system call.

*Return value

Array reply, specifically:

A multi bulk reply containing two elements:

  • unix time in seconds.
  • microseconds.


redis>  TIME
1) "1506080971"
2) "228362"
redis>  TIME
1) "1506080971"
2) "229102"