Mantis Feature List

Mantis is an issue tracker that is implemented in PHP. The main features include:

  • Free (GPL License)
  • Easy to Install (both internally and in hosted environments).
  • Easy to evaluate
    • InstantMantis - Be up and running in 2 minutes (not recommended for production use)
    • Mantis2Go - Try MantisBT on Windows (not for production use)
  • Simple User Experience
  • Web Based
  • Supports any platform that runs PHP (Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris, AS400/i5, etc)
  • Available in 68 localizations.
  • Customizable Issue Pages
  • Multiple Projects per instance
  • Users can have a different access level per project
  • Changelog Support
  • My View Page
  • Search and Filter
    • Full Text Search
    • Simple/Advanced Filters
    • Shared Filters (across users / projects)
  • Built-in Reporting (reports / graphs)
  • Custom Fields
  • Email notifications
  • Users can monitor specific issues
  • Attachments (can be saved on webserver or in database - can also backup to an FTP account)
  • Issue Change History
  • RSS Feeds (news, issues matching saved filters, issues matching a specific project)
  • Customizable issue workflow
  • Sponsorships Support - users are able to place bounties or sponsorships for specific issues, also developers can track such sponsorships / payments.
  • Anonymous Access
  • Signup with Captcha and Email Confirmation.
  • Self-Service Reset Password Support
  • Export to csv, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
  • Ability to extended functionality through hook (custom) functions.
  • Ability to extended functionality through plugins.
  • Reporting issues via Email (available as a patch for 1.1.x and EmailReporting Plugin for 1.2.x]])
  • Reporting Issues via a custom form on your website (Anonymantis).
  • Source Control Integration (GIT, SVN and CVS).
  • No limit on the number of users, issues, or projects.
  • Wiki Integration (optional)
  • Time Tracking
  • Ability to send messages to messages to other users in regards to a specific issue.
  • Public / Private Projects - Public project accessible to all users, private are only accessible to those explicitly added.
  • Public / Private Notes - Private notes are accessible to users with a specific access level to the relevant project.
  • Public / Private Issues - Private issues are accessible to users with a specific access level to the relevant project.
  • Issue Relationships
  • Issue Relationship Graphs (uses “dot” library).
  • Attachment Auto-Preview
  • Public / Private News (news can be associated with a specific project, or with all projects).
  • Sticky Issues (always appear on the top of the issues list).
  • Group Actions: actions can be applied on multiple issues.
  • Easy hyperlinks to issues and issue notes (e.g. #123 hyper links to issue number 123).
  • Ability to view recently visited issues (the last 5 visited issues are visible by default at the top right corner).
  • Authentication
    • Default Mantis Authentication (recommended)
    • LDAP Integration
    • HTTP Basic Authentication Support
    • Active Directory Integration (patches available)
  • Chat Integration (optional)
  • Multi-DBMS Support - Mantis uses ADODB as an abstraction library to support multiple DBMSes.
    • MySQL
    • MS SQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • Oracle (experimental)
    • DB2 (in progress)
  • Webservice (SOAP) interface (MantisConnect)
    • A SOAP web service that is implemented in PHP and can be consumed from any language that supports SOAP web services.
    • .NET Client Library
    • Java Client Library
    • Cocoa Client Library
  • Support for mobile devices (MantisWAP).
  • There are community projects that integrate it with content management and project management too
  • Twitter Integration allowing users to monitor updates (Added in release 1.1.0a4)
 
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mantisbt/features.txt · Last modified: 2012/09/25 04:44