How to resolve ORA-01006 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the cause and how to unravel the ORA-01006 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come across an ORA-01006 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01006: bind variable does not exist

Cause

You tried to problem a bind call for a variable that was no longer listed in the corresponding SQL statement.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

Modify your bind name to reference a variable that was listed in the corresponding SQL statement. Variables must be prefixed with both a colon (:) or an ampersand (&) to be referenced in a BIND call, OBIND, or OBINDN.

Option #2

This error can also additionally be caused through a mismatch between a precompiler application and the SQLLIB library.