Health check -- just connect, or full response?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue Jan 19 22:57:20 CET 2010

In message <b6b8b6b71001191152u7be99773o5ec70b20026455 at>, John No
rman writes:
>For the health check (or, ahem, "backend probe," as the docs has it --
>ouch!), does "health" constitute ability to connect?
>Or does it check for a 200?

It checks 200

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