I've followed this answer@stackexchange to create a new attribute (called mobile) for the customer entity.
I was able to create an input field in the registration form(customer_account_create) and able to save the entered value in
customer_entity_varchar table associated with the
Now, I wanted like to make this attribute unique i.e no user can register for another account using same mobile number. To achieve this, I modified the
msql4-install-0.1.0.php file at
<?php $installer = $this; $installer->startSetup(); $installer->addAttribute("customer", "mobile", array( .... "unique" => true, ... ));
By changing the property from false to true.
The new customer attribute has
is_unique=1 in the
However, the unique constrain does not apply for some reason when I try to create a new user from the registration form using different email ID but same mobile number (associated to attribute - mobile).
Do I have to do something else so that I can allow users creation only if the said attribute is not associated to any other user ??