Is there a “User” oriented manual that explains how Mantis is intended to be used in a software development environment, one that has at least. 7 MANTIS developers’ guide. 27 Access to the Mantis source code for installation: git clone MANTIS is a free, open source bug tracking software. It can be used to track bug for various software projects. You can easily download and.

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If the user enters a value less than this, an error will be flagged. Allow time tracking to be recorded without writing some text in the associated bugnote – Default is ON.

This can be overridden individually for specific hosts. For example, viewing an issue, reporting an issue, updating an issue, adding a note, etc.

Twitter users are encouraged to follow ” mantisbt”. The news feature is deprecated in favor of being moved to a plugin. To restore a backup you will need to have a clean database. Major – Indicates a very large change in the core package.

N for release candidates. The minimum sponsorship amount that can be entered. Maximum number of files that can be uploaded simultaneously.

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The default value is usually OK but it is recommended that you move the ‘library’ directory out of your webroot. View Page Settings 6. It is free to redistribute as long as you abide by the distribution terms of the GPL. The severity for a newly created issue.

It is highly recommended to maintain a separate directory for each release. Further details can be found in the PHP documentation. We send release announcements and important updates to users registered on our official bugtracker. For MySql, this should be hostname or hostname: A box that is not to be shown can have its value set to 0. This can be used, for instance, to restrict those who can close an issue to a specific level, say a manager.


This will become more extensive in the future. For example, an issue can be resolved as “fixed”, “duplicate”, “won’t fix”, “no change required”, etc. This is set at the time of posting in the Edit News section.

Specify the location for uploading attachments. The latest production release stableand the latest development release which can be an alpha or a release candidate. Disabling this could be a potential security risk!

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API changes which are not backwards-compatible. Limit reporter’s access to their own issues – When set, reporters are only allow to view issues that they have reported. If set, the bug reporter is allowed to reopen their own bugs once resolved, regardless of their access level.

Once a user monitors an issue, the user will be included in all future email notifications relating to changes in the issue. Click Next after making a selection of components. Such threshold configuration options can be set to a single access level, which means users with such threshold and above are authorized to perform the action. Enable support for logging in by email and password, in addition to username and password. This will be displayed as a list of text strings with a checkbox beside them.

If it is set to ON, and the real name field has been populated, the replacement will occur. The following optional fields are allowed: MantisBT has modest hardware requirements.

This listing will also only display items that are either global or specific to the selected project. This is the access level generally required to be access level needed to be listed in the assign to field. If authorized, they will allow a user to change the parameters. Further, note that the user’s real name as displayed on the screen cannot match another user’s user name.


Value constraints Possible values, default value, regular expression, minimum length, maximum length. For your convenience, the section below provides a simple method to backup MySQL databases.

For debugging purposes, you can set this to ON so that any non-fatal error will prevent page redirection, allowing you to see the errors. This protects against Cross-Site Request Forgery.

The default is falsemeaning the session handler’s default location will be used. Delete an issue – The access levels required for a user to be able to delete an issue. When set to OFF, the password reset feature is disabled. Specifies whether to enable support for project documents or not. Specifies where the log data goes. You are encouraged to share any translation work that you do with the MantisBT team.

Always Backup your code, data and config files before upgrading! Assigned – This status is used to reflect that the issue has been assigned to one of the team members and that such team member is actively working on the issue. This controls the time order in which bug notes are displayed. The addition of an issue note will make the issue note link of the issue appear in the unvisited state.

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