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wait-for-it - script to test and wait on the availability of a TCP host and port

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NAME

wait-for-it - script to test and wait on the availability of a TCP host and port

SYNOPSIS

wait-for-it host:port [-s] [-t timeout] [-- command args]

DESCRIPTION

wait-forit is a pure bash script that will wait on the availability of a host and TCP port. It is useful for synchronizing the spin-up of interdependent services, such as linked docker containers. Since it is a pure bash script, it does not have any external dependencies.

OPTIONS

-h HOST, --host=HOST Host or IP under test
-p PORT, --port=PORT
TCP port under test
-s, --strict
Only execute subcommand if the test succeeds
-q, --quiet
Don't output any status messages
-t TIMEOUT, --timeout=TIMEOUT
Timeout in seconds, zero for no timeout
-- COMMAND ARGS
Execute command with args after the test finishes

AUTHOR

Giles Hall
29 April 2016 1.0