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Is Cursor Purging using DBMS_SHARED_POOL.PURGE Not Working? (Doc ID 2655262.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 26, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to purge or flush cursor from shared pool using DBMS_SHARED_POOL.PURGE procedure, but it does not seem to work as the cursor still exist - after verifying from v$sqlarea view.

Cause

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