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#!/usr/bin/perl use strict; use warnings; use lib "/home/jfroebe/lib"; use DBI; use File::Basename; our $SYBDBA1_login = 'login'; our $SYBDBA1_password = 'password'; our $dbh = connect_dbms(); sub report_err { my $msg = shift; my $type = shift; if ($type eq 'error') { print "ERROR: $msg\n"; } else { print "MSG: $msg\n"; } } sub exit_on_error { my $msg = shift; report_err($msg, "error"); return -1; } sub connect_dbms { my $loc_dbh; my $script = basename($0); if ($loc_dbh = DBI->connect("dbi:Sybase:server=SISDBA1;loginTimeout=1 +0;timeout=30;scriptName=$script;encryptPassword=1;tdsLevel=CS_TDS_50; +charset=iso_1", $SYBDBA1_login, $SYBDBA1_password, { PrintError => 0, + RaiseError => 1 } )) { return $loc_dbh; } report_err("unable to connect to SISDBA1", "error"); return; } sub syb_loop { my $query = "exec sp_helpdb"; RETRY: for (my $i = 0; $i < 10000; $i++) { my $array_ref; eval { $array_ref = $dbh->selectall_arrayref($query); }; if ($@) { if ($dbh->err == 151 || $dbh->err == 60) { report_err("Connection to DBMS died", "error"); undef($dbh); for (my $i = 0; $i < 10; $i++) { if( $dbh = connect_dbms() ) { report_err("Reconnected", "msg"); redo RETRY; } sleep 3; } exit_on_error("Unable to reconnect after $i attempts!"); } } } } syb_loop();

In reply to How to reconnect a dead DBD::Sybase Connection by jfroebe

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