Does anyone know how much time a user has to use the activation link in the user activation mail? Some clients report to us that that they see an error page after waiting a weekend to use the activation link.

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This is determined by the defaultTokenDuration general config setting which is set to 1 day unless you change it in the general.php config file.

  • We typically change ours to 14 days, which is a far more reasonable window for people to log in for the first time.
    – Lindsey D
    Commented Dec 18, 2023 at 14:46

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