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pg_ping

Ping database connection (PHP 4 >= 4.3.0, PHP 5)
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 1960. 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");
?>