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SQL.isAlive

Returns the database server connection status for a particular connection object.

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SQL 2.6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "SQL.isAlive"; Connection )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Connection The connection reference number gained with SQL.NewConnection. $Connection

Result

Returns 1 if the database server is active and accessible; otherwise 0.

Description

Returns the database server connection status for a particular connection object.

This method uses the safe query execution for most supported DBMS-es. The query uses the well known database table or procedure (mysql_ping is used for MySQL). If the query fails the method returns false.

Examples

Check alive status:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS( "SQL.isAlive"; $Connection )]

See also

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 17th May 2016


SQL.SetParamValues   -   SQL.isConnected

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