Unable to name a new object the same name as an object that was deleted.

Discussion created by Andy_Thompson Employee on Mar 2, 2012
Latest reply on Sep 6, 2018 by Jennifer_Jessup
CA Process Automation Tech Tip by Andy Thompson, Sr. Support Engineer, March 2, 2012

After deleting an object in ITPam that object is moved to the ITPam internal recycling bin to allow it to be restored later if necessary.
If you delete an object and leave it in the recycling bin, and then attempt to create a new object with the same name you will get an error message: "A folder/object with the specified name already exists."

See the following tech doc for how to remove deleted items from the recycling bin: