Guide – How To Start – Mantis Bug Tracker for Windows Server 2016 on Amazon

Mantis Bug Tracker is a popular web-based tool for tracking bugs. It is written in the PHP scripting language and supports working with a web server and the most popular databases, such as MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The connection to Mantis Bug Tracker for Windows Server 2016

  1. First, to connect to Mantis Bug Tracker System, you should open port 80 by the TCP Protocol in the network security group.
  2. To access Mantis Bug Tracker you must connect to the VM via RDP. To connect via RDP, you must create a password for the connection first. To do this, use the following Guide. On the desktop, there is the file called “AdminPassword_mantistbt” containing the username and password for accessing the admin panel Mantis Bug Tracker
  3. Next, you should go by the link http://ip/mantis in a browser (wherein the link instead of “IP” types the real IP of the virtual machine or DNS name on Amazon)

When you click on the link, you will see the following: 

  1. In the Username field, enter the login (obtained from the “AdminPassword_mantistbt” file in step 2) and click <Login>. Then you will see the page:
  1. On the page that is displayed above, in the “Password” field, you should enter

the password (obtained from the “AdminPassword_mantistbt” file in step 2) and click “Login” to complete the authorization.

  1. After logging in, it is possible to change the password.
  • Enter your password in the Confirm “Password field”.
  • In the “New Password” field enter any password convenient for you.
  • In the “Confirm Password” field type the new password again.
  • Also, you should enter your e-mail address in the “E-mail” field.

On the desktop of the VM (when connected via RDP), there is a file called “Admin_Guide“, which contains instructions and a detailed description of how to work with the Mantis Bug Tracker.

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