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Re: How to Kill IDLE users

From: "Ang Chin Han" <ang(dot)chin(dot)han(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Scott Marlowe" <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com>
Cc: "Goran Rakic" <gossa(at)disyu(dot)com>, "pgsql general" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: How to Kill IDLE users
Date: 2007-02-28 06:10:30
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On 2/28/07, Scott Marlowe <smarlowe(at)g2switchworks(dot)com> wrote:

> select procpid, usename, now()-query_start from pg_stat_activity where
> current_query like '%IDLE%' and now()-query_start >  interval '5
> minutes';
> to list all the users that have been idle over the interval in the
> list.  Using some kind of scripting language, you could then issue kill
> signals to those procpids.

There's always pg_cancel_backend().


select pg_cancel_backend(procpid) from pg_stat_activity where
current_query = '<IDLE>' and now() - query_start > interval '5

should work nicely. I've not really tested that properly though.

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