Trying to add a start/stop solution on Azure VM using a second Automation account

QBLT 1 Reputation point

I'm trying to add a VM start/stop solution on a second Automation second because i was not able to edit the solution on the first automation account to change the timings. Anyways, i've deleted all resources pertaining to the first Start/stop VM solution i had on the first automation account. After that i created a second automation account and tried to deploy the start/stop solution but i'm getting the following error,

"The resource 'ScheduledStartStop_Parent' already exists in location 'eastus' in resource group 'VM'. A resource with the same name cannot be created in location 'australiacentral'. Please select a new resource name."

Is there a waiting period only after which the resource actually gets deleted from the resource group? because i've already deleted this reource and its still giving me an error stating its still there. Can someone please explain why this is so? thanks a lot

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  1. SwathiDhanwada-MSFT 18,551 Reputation points

    @QBLT Welcome to Microsoft Q & A Community Forum. When you have deleted the start stop solution, it doesn't delete all the resources related to it which are present in resource group. To delete them, traverse to the resource group, select the hidden items check box and delete the hidden resources. For your reference, providing a snapshot of hidden resources.

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