Setting the User Auto Generated ID Number Length

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July 19, 2014, at 12:02 AM by TimG - Based on feedback from Customer - added details on how to configure length of auto-generated number
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(:title Setting the User Auto Generated Card ID Length:)

From 14.2, Administrators have the option of auto-generating Card IDs when sync'ing user information, as detailed on the [[|Card/Identity Numbers Sync]] page. The users can also be configured to manage their own card numbers and to auto-generate their own Card Numbers as detailed in the section [[|Allowing users to manage their own card/ID number]].

!!Setting the length of the User Auto-generated Card number

The length of the user auto-generated number will differ from the length defined under Options -> User/Group Sync -> Sync Source -> Auto-generate random primary card/ID number when blank. To set the length of the card numbers auto-generated when users go to their User Web Page, then select 'Change Details', then use the 'Generate Number' button, you will need to set the config key:\\

By default it is set to 8. In the screenshot below you can see that it has been set to 5, where it auto-generates a card ID with 5 numbers:\\

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