Database is not responding and needs to be restarted. The pg_log contains the message "FATAL: sorry, too many clients already"
- Database is not responding or is not accessible via psql
- Need to restart the database
- The pg_log displays "FATAL: sorry, too many clients already"
Stop and then restart the database:
The database has too many client connections. The database can only handle 400 connections at one time. The number of postgres database connections can be view with the following command:
ps ax | grep post | wc -l