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pg_ping - Ping database connection
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pg_ping( [PgSql\Connection|null$connection = null] ): bool

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



An PgSql\Connection instance. When connection is null, the default connection is used. The default connection is the last connection made by pg_connect or pg_pconnect.


As of PHP 8.1.0, using the default connection is deprecated.

Return Values

Returns true on success or false on failure.


Version Description
8.1.0 The connection parameter expects an PgSql\Connection instance now; previously, a resource was expected.
8.0.0 connection is now nullable.

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