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Hello,

I´m trying to customize the user creation process, that it is possible to define the user account activation date (when the account gets enabled) and the expiration date of the account.
I used two custom Adaxes attributes called CustomAttributeDate1 (Activation Date) and CustomAttributeDate2 (Expiration Date) in my form.

Everything woks fine, a scheduled task enables the account when the date is reached and the expiration date is set correctly.
But I want to limit the expiration date in the web form, that a requester cannot set the expiration date higher than activation date + 14 days.

When I open the properties of the AccountExpiration property name, I can only choose a date for "must be one of the following values only".
It is possible to copy something from the clipboard, but I don´t no how the expression could look like.

Could you please tell me, if something is possible?

Thank you
Regards,
Thorsten

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Thorsten,

Yes, that's possible, but not with Property Patterns. You can create a Business Rule triggered Before Creating a User. The Business Rule will cancel creation of a new user if the expiration date doesn't fit within your time limit. To create such a Business Rule:

  1. Create a new Business Rule.
  2. On the 2nd step of the Create Business Rule wizard, select User and Before Creating a User.
  3. On the 3rd step, add the Cancel this operation action and, optionally, specify a reason for canceling.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Now, you need to specify a condition when user creation must be canceled. Right-click your action and click Add Condition.
  6. Select the If <property> <relation> <value> condition type.
  7. Expand the <property> drop-down list.
  8. Select the Show all properties option.
  9. Select the CustomAttributeDate2 property.
  10. Select greater or equal.
  11. Click the Edit button embedded in the <value> field.
  12. Activate the Generate date tab.
  13. Expand the Set the date drop-down list.
  14. Select the Show all properties option.
  15. Select the CustomAttributeDate1 property.
  16. Specify plus 15 days.
  17. Click OK two times and finish creation of the Business Rule.

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