DB2 Error Code – -518 the execute statement does not identify a valid prepared statement

In this post, you’ll learn about the error message -518 the execute statement does not identify a valid prepared statement in the IBM DB2 database , the reason why it occurs along with the solution to fix it

IBM DB2 Error Message

-518 the execute statement does not identify a valid prepared statement

Reason for the Error

One of the following conditions exists:� *�� The statement named in the EXECUTE statement has not been prepared.� *�� The statement named in the EXECUTE statement identifies a SELECT����� statement.� *�� The statement named in the EXECUTE IMMEDIATE statement identifies a����� SELECT statement.

Solution

Ensure that you prepare the statement prior to� EXECUTE. Also, ensure that the statement you prepare is not a SELECT� statement.