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Customer Activation

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This extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in until the account has been activated by the admin.
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Customer Activation

This small extension makes it impossible for a customer to log in to magento, until the account has been activated in the adminhtml interface: Customers > Manage Customers > (select customer) > Account Information > Is activated

Please open an issue on github if you encounter any problems.

It was designed to be used together with the Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog extension. Netzarbeiter_LoginCatalog only shows products to customers that are logged in.
There also is the Extension Netzarbeiter_GroupsCatalog2 which may suit your needs better, you have to evaluate yourself what is the best solution for your case.

You can disable the Extension on a global or website level using the options found under System > Configuration > Customer > Customer Activation

You can select email notifications for the admin (when a new customer registers) and for the customer (when her account has been activated).
Sample email templates in english, german and italian are provided.

KNOWN BUGS: - None :D

View this extension on github

If you have ideas for improvements or find bugs, please send them to vinai at netzarbeiter.com, with Netzarbeiter_CustomerActivation as part of the subject line.

Release Notes

New Feature: default activate by group

2013-04-20 08:40:18
  • Version number: 0.4.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0

Magento Connect 1.0

New feature: the default activation status can now be configured depending on the new customer accounts group.

New Feature: default activate by group

2013-04-20 08:38:33
  • Version number: 0.4.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

New Feature: the default activation status can be configured depending on the new accounts customer group.

Bugfix Release

2012-12-05 07:36:40
  • Version number: 0.4.1
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Correctly prohibit creating the order when a customer registers during checkout.

Bugfix release

2012-11-08 18:15:34
  • Version number: 0.4.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 1.0 change

Fix bug that added the customer activation status mass action option to all backend grids.

Fix error in admin some people where experiencing

2012-10-10 12:36:26
  • Version number: 0.3.9
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

More details under https://github.com/Vinai/customer-activation/issues/5
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Customer Activation 4.1 5 78 78
Works out of the box. Smooth. Thanx bro! February 9, 2012
Tried this on 1.6.0 and it works perfectly. Thank you very much for this extension. February 6, 2012
I have self the issues with safe in backend the values assigned with the B2B Professional Extension and Magento 1.6.2.0 stable release. I hope the developer fix it soon. February 4, 2012
Well, what can I say? This extension rocks, that's all ... Thanks for sharing. December 14, 2011
Great extension! I'm very happy with it! Thanks for sharing. December 13, 2011
Hello, I've tried to install it on a test server with Magento 1.6.1. It works with this version too. Perfect. Exactly what I needed. Thanks for sharing. Bilyana December 7, 2011
Hi, is a great extnsion, but as i contacted you, there are issues when it needs to be integrated with magento 1.6. like after customer registers, the success message saying 'Thank you for your account request. You will be notified by email when your account has been approved and activ..', doesnt appear. the option to activate a customer doesnt appear in the 1.6 admin=gt;Customer edit. Though made it appear on grid. please let us know how these can be fixed Thanks October 7, 2011
Thank you ! great extension! August 30, 2011
There you can disable the module on a global/website/store basis, and also choose to hide the category navigation. August 30, 2011
Great extension and been using it a lot. Only thing missing is a simple page where you can select multiple accounts and activate them immediately. Page with all customers not yet activated and checkboxes to select them and a simple activate now button to activate them. Hope that this is a feature to implement. Thanks a lot for a great extension! August 24, 2011
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Hi,
I've installed this extension but can't get it to work.
If i try to make a new account, I get the next three errors:

"Email" is not a valid hostname.

'<emailhost>.com' appears to be a DNS hostname but cannot match TLD against known list

'<emailhost>.com' appears to be a local network name but local network names are not allowed

I have absolutely no idea what either of these are supposed to mean.
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Secondly I would like to say that the activation/confirmation option is rather confusing. On a customer page in the admin, there was already a drop-down box "Is confirmed?" with the options "Confirmed" and "Not confirmed". This extension has apparently added a second box "Is activated" (->yes/no), but why? Why not using the "Is confirmed?" one that was already there anyway?
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Also, where can I see/change the e-mail address where the notification (of someone registering) gets sent to?
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Answer: 
Hi,

first, the email checks have nothing to do with the extension.
Second, the email confirmation is part of the core Magento functionality and can also be configured in the system configuration.
Third, the email where the admin notification is sent can be configured in the modules system configuration options. The customer notification (if enabled) is sent to the customers email address.
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hi,

I am using the "magento-community/Netzarbeiter_CustomerActivation" to install it but shows an error - Could not resolve host: magento-community; Host not found.

Please Help
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Answer: 
Depending on your Magento version you need to use the correct extension key:
Magento up to and including 1.4: Magento Connect 1.0
Magento 1.5 and newer: Magento Connect 2.0
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Hello I have a magento shop with 2 websites. I need to install/activate the extension only for one of the 2 websites. Can I do this from admin panel or should I change inside the code?
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I tried to activate the Customer Activation only for one website from admin panel Customer-> Customer Configuration but I got the following error: Fatal error: Call to a member function toOptionArray()

I solved it by changing line 158 from <source_model>adminhtml/system_config_source_customer_group_multiselect</source_model> to <source_model>adminhtml/system_config_source_customer_group</source_model> as I do not have the multiselect model
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I have activate customer-activation extension in my majento store with Activate customers by default :NO

I got message :This account is not activated.

I want edit this message with my way so tell me where to edited this message .
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Answer: 
You can customize that message using the Magento localization features. Simply add the text you want to a theme translate.csv file or in the core_translate database table.
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I was wondering where we could change the text/message that displays after the customer is registered and confirmed but not yet activated? It currently just says "This account is not activated." but I wanted to include more information on getting it activated. Thanks!
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You can customize the text using the Magento localization feature. Simply add the text you want in a theme translate.csv file or in the core_translate database table.
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We have set 4 customer groups to require customer activation and general customer does NOT require activation. The problem is that even when General Customer account is created, the user is not activated, but they should be because we did not select that group to require activation. How do we fix this?
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I'm not able to reproduce the issue. Please open a ticket on https://github.com/Vinai/customer-activation/issues so we can follow this up. Thank you.
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Hello.
I wonder if there is a way for mass update of customer activation status at the customer grid view
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I installed this plugin in 1.8 CE. When I try to register, it gives me 500 Internal Server Error. "The website encountered an error while retrieving http://advertisingmos.com/hosting/dhvision/index.php/customer/account/createpost/. It may be down for maintenance or configured incorrectly."
Once I disable the extension, I don't get this error and able to register.
Any ideas or suggestions?

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Hello,
The General customer group is set to automatically activate.

However it is not doing this... please advise.
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Since installing this extension, I cannot view individual customer information. When I go to Manage Customers and then click on an individual customer (regardless of type), I receive the following error:

Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening required '/chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/errors/report.php' (include_path='/chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/app/code/local:/chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/app/code/community:/chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/app/code/core:/chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/lib:.:/usr/share/pear:/usr/share/php') in /chroot/home/decorint/decorinteriorsus.com/html/app/Mage.php on line 925
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