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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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Controls the display of the ‘Remember my login in this browser’ checkbox on the login page.

Duplicate ID is used when an issue is a duplicate of another. This is a potentially dangerous configuration option. Or 0 for disabling this feature. Default is ‘ ‘. MantisBT manyisbt access levels to define what a user can do.

MANTIS Bug Tracker Tutorial For Beginners

The default is to count for 1, 2, 3, 7, 30, 60, 90,and This is used by PHP 5. Global authentication parameters 5.

Global profiles are typically used by the administrator to define a set of standard system settings used in their environment, which saves users the manuual of having to define them individually. Who should read this manual?

Mantis Bug Tracker – Forums

The specific project pages allow the user to change: This is useful when there are dozens or hundreds of reporters. It is highly recommended to maintain a separate directory for each release.


When you are creating the anonymous user account, the ‘Protected’ flag is essentially ignored because the anonymous user is always treated as a protected user. Path testing is a structural testing method that involves using the source code Scenarios where this is useful is when a person leaves the team and it is necessary to retire their account. This is due to the fact that these users can leverage the interface to inject PHP code into the system, which is a potential security risk.

Mqnual 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.

Default value for bug description field used on bug report page. The access level threshold needed to allow user to sponsor issues. Clicking on the link will bring up the specified article. If “All Projects” is selected, then the configuration is to be used as the default for all projects, unless overridden by a specific project.

It will display the index of mantis as shown in the following screenshot.

User’s Manual – Mantis Bug Tracker – Forums

When a bug is assigned then replace the word “assigned” with the name of the developer in parenthesis. These are the settings that are used to configuration options related to the Summary page. Some proxy servers may not correctly work with this option enabled because they cache pages incorrectly.


MD5 – user’s password is stored as a hash in the database.

This will become more extensive in the future. The default value is 2. Show bug history entries in ascending or descending order. View private issues – The access levels for a user to be able to view a private issue. Allow users to opt for a ‘permanent’ cookie when logging in.

In MantisBT, there is no limit on the number of user accounts that can be created. Date text string defining a date This is displayed as a set of dropdown menus for day, month, and year.

The BT suffix stands for “Bug Tracker” and distinguishes this project from general usage of the word Mantis. The values are integers, typically in the range of 0 to Till this point, all the pre-requisites are successfully installed mantibt the system.

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Report an issue – The access levels that are allowed to report an issue. Specifies whether category names should be preceded by project names eg: Do NOT include tags that have parameters eg. There is an Archives option at the bottom of the page to view all listings.