MDT : Application name is already used

When creating a new application in MDT, you get the following message:

Application name “application name” is already used.

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This error occurs when trying to create a new app with a name that was used and the app was deleted.

Solution

1. Open the Applications.xml 1 file (with notepad++) located in X:\DeploymentShare\Control

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2. Delete the lines corresponding to application 1 and save the file.

Fichier applications.xml

3. It is now possible to use the name.