How to resolve ORA-01013 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the purpose and how to get to the bottom of the ORA-01013 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01013 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01013: person requested cancel of current operation

Cause

You interrupted an Oracle operation by way of pressing Ctrl+C or by canceling the operation thru any other method (ie: front-end application).

Resolution

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

Option #1

The current operation has been terminated through the user. There is no path of motion to take. This message is informational only.

Option #2

This error might also also have been prompted via a timeout in a sql pass-through query. To get to the bottom of this error, homes of the timeout parameter need to be changed to a greater value.