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

Mantis Bug Tracker is an open source issue tracker that provides a delicate balance between simplicity and power. Users are able to get started in minutes and start managing their projects while collaborating with their teammates and clients effectively.

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The connection to Mantis Bug Tracker System

  1. First, to connect to MantisBT System, you should open port 80 by the TCP Protocol in the network properties on Azure Firewall
  2. To access to MantisBT you should go by the link http://ip/mantis in a browser (where in the link instead of “ip” type the real ip of the virtual machine on Azure.

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


  1. By default there is one user is present in MantisBTwhere the login is administrator” and the password is “root”. In the Username field you should enter the login – “administrator” 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 default password “root” and click “Login” to complete authorization.


  1. After logging in, it is possible to change the default password “rootat any convenient for you.
  • In the “Confirm Password” field type “root”.
  • In the “New Password” field enter any convenient for you password.
  • 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 there is the file called “Admin_Guide” where is  the instruction and the detailed description how to work with MantisBT.

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