When I try to input a past date in the "Need By Date" in an Issue or Change Order, an error occurs and it fails to save the ticket. Is there a way to do this?

Document ID : KB000048262
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

If we specify a past date in the "Need By Date" field in a Change Order or an Issue and attempt to save it, the following error appears and the save does not complete.

Error 1 attempting to set need_by to "xxxxxx": AHD05728:This date cannot be before the Actual Start date.

Solution:

This is working by design.

The date validation is set so that the "Need By Date" field cannot contain a past date. There is no setting to disable this check.

If you would like to set the past date on the ticket, a customization would be required. For example: You could create a create a new date field that allows you to input a past date value.