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Ping database connection


pg_ping

(PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5)

pg_pingPing database connection

Description

bool pg_ping ([ resource $connection ] )

pg_ping() pings a database connection and tries to reconnect it if it is broken.

Parameters

connection

PostgreSQL database connection resource. When connection is not present, the default connection is used. The default connection is the last connection made by pg_connect() or pg_pconnect().

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example #1 pg_ping() example

<?php 
$conn 
pg_pconnect("dbname=publisher");
if (!
$conn) {
  echo 
"An error occured.\n";
  exit;
}

if (!
pg_ping($conn))
  die(
"Connection is broken\n");
?>

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