How to enable php-redis on an existing Digital Ocean application

I have had an app running in digital ocean which is a laravel app that is deployed from my github repo, and I need to hook it up to my redis server which is also hosted in a Droplet in DO. How do I go about doing this if I am not using a DockerFile to set up my app?

I have a few droplets also running the app, they connect to redis without issue, its just the public version of my app in the Apps section of Digital Ocean.

I have searched around and cannot find anyone mentioning this. Sorry if I have missed something obvious.

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Bobby Iliev
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March 23, 2023
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

I believe that this should work by adding that information to your composer.json file:

For example:

{ 'require': { 'ext-redis': '*' } }

And then you can deploy your app as normal to the App Platform.

Let me know how it goes!



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