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I whished there were a tool like ping for databases? I just want to ping the database and see if it is accessible from a remote server from Linux command line (bash).

I read about telnet, but I am not sure how it works.

Any suggestions?

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Something like:

pg_isready --host=192.168.79.8 --username=test --port=5432

192.168.79.8:5432 - no response

Another solutions is telnet:

telnet 192.168.79.8 5432

Which returns:

Trying 192.168.79.8... Connected to 192.168.79.8. Escape character is '^]'.

If the database is accessible.

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