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Replied to "Laravel-Websockets" Driver & Redis - Who Does What?

Just in case anyone else comes across this thread, as @thebigk has mentioned, laravel-websockets does come with the ability to "replace Pusher" out of the box.

Essentially what this means is that laravel-websockets implements the Pusher server-API. Therefore, when you configure Pusher on your local environment, you can just point it at LW and it will work. Based on the code, it does not appear that this uses Redis or it's related Pub/Sub functionality anywhere.

So, no, it doesn't use nor even require Redis for what it does.