How to resolve ORA-06511 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the reason and how to unravel the ORA-06511 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you come across an ORA-06511, you will get the following error message:

ORA-06511: PL/SQL: cursor already open

Cause

You tried to open a cursor that was already open.

Resolution

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

Option #1

Try closing the cursor, then you can re-open it.