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Mantis Bug Tracker on cloud

1-click AWS Deployment    1-click Azure Deployment

1-click Google Deployment

Overview

MantisBT is a free popular web-based bug tracking system. It is written in the PHP scripting language and works with MySQL, MSSQL and PostgreSQL databases and a web server. MantisBT can be installed on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, OS/2 and others. Almost any web browser should be able to function as a client.

MantisBT is owned by MantisBT (https://www.mantisbt.org/) and they own all related trademarks and IP rights for this software.

Cognosys Provides Hardened images of MantisBT on the cloud ( AWS marketplace, Azure and Google Cloud Platform).

Deploy MantisBT securely on cloud i.e. AWS marketplaceAzure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)

Secured MANTIS on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Mantis on cloud for Azure -Ubuntu

MantisBT is released under the GNU/GPL license.

Features

Major  Features Of Mantis Bug Tracker on cloud

  • Simple User Experience
  • Web Based
  • Supports any platform that runs PHP (Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris, AS400/i5 etc)
  • Available in 68 localization.
  • Simple/Advanced Issue Pages
  • Multiple Projects per instance
  • Support for Projects, Sub-Projects and Categories.
  • Users can have a different access level per project
  • Change log 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 web-server 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)
  • Customization issue workflow
  • Sponsorship Support – users are able to place bounties or sponsorships for specific issues, also developers can track such sponsorship / 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.
  • Reporting issues via Email (available as a patch – currently being integrated)
  • And Much More

AWS

Installation Instructions For  Ubuntu

Note: How to find PublicDNS in AWS

Step 1) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Ubuntu instance on AWS Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to virtual machine using following SSH credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Username: To connect to the operating system, use SSH and the username is ubuntu.
Password : Please Click here  to know how to  get password .

Step 2) Database Login Details :

  • MYSQL Username : root || MYSQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note : Please change password immediately after first login.

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/Mantis. 

Step 4) Other Information:
1.Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Mantis
2.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • MYSQL ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. MYSQL : 3306

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Azure

Installation Instructions For Ubuntu

Note: How to find PublicDNS in Azure

Step 1) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Ubuntu instance on Azure Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to virtual machine using following SSH credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine ( For example:  Azureuser)
Password : Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)

Step 2) Database Login Details :

  • MYSQL Username : root || MYSQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note :-Please change password immediately after first login.

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/Mantis

  •  Username : azureuser (Please create new user and delete this user)
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4) Other Information:
1. Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Mantis
2. Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • MYSQL ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. MYSQL : 3306


Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Installation Instructions For Centos

Note : How to find PublicDNS in Azure

Step 1) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Centos instance on Azure Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to virtual machine using following SSH credentials :

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Username: Your chosen username when you created the machine ( For example:  Azureuser)

Password : Your Chosen Password when you created the machine ( How to reset the password if you do not remember)

Step 2) Database Login Details :

  • MYSQL Username : root || MYSQL Password : Passw@rd123

Note : Please change password immediately after first login.

Step 3) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/Mantis

  •  Username : azureuser (Please create new user and delete this user)
  •  Password : Passw@rd123

Step 4) Other Information:
1. Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Mantis
2. Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443
  • MYSQL ports: By default these are not open on Public Endpoints. MYSQL : 3306

Configure custom inbound and outbound rules using this link

Azure Step by Step Screenshots 

Google

Installation Instructions For Windows

Step 1) VM Creation:

1.Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.
2.You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as some estimated costs of VM.
3.In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc.

Step 2) RDP Connection: To initialize the DB Server connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Windows instance on Google Cloud

Step 3) Database Login Details:

The below screen appears after successful deployment of the image.

successful deployment of the image

For local MySQL root password, please use the temporary password generated automatically during image creation as shown above.
i) Please connect to Remote Desktop as given in step 2 to ensure stack is properly configured and DB is initialized.
ii) You can use MySQL server instance as localhost, username root and password as shown above.

If you have closed the deployment page you can also get the MySQL root password from VM Details  “Custom metadata” Section

Step 4) Application URL: Access the application via a browser at http://PublicDNS/Mantis

Step 5) Other Information:

1.Default installation path: will be on your web root folder “/var/www/html/Mantis” 
2.Default ports:

  • Windows Machines:  RDP Port : 3389
  • Http: 80
  • Https: 443

Installation Instructions For Ubuntu

Step 1) VM Creation:

  1. Click the Launch on Compute Engine button to choose the hardware and network settings.
  2. You can see at this page, an overview of Cognosys Image as well as some estimated costs of VM.
  3. In the settings page, you can choose the number of CPUs and amount of RAM, the disk size and type etc.

Step 2) SSH Connection: To connect to the deployed instance, Please follow Instructions to Connect to Ubuntu instance on Google Cloud

1) Download Putty.

2) Connect to the virtual machine using SSH key

  • Hostname: PublicDNS  / IP of machine
  • Port : 22

Step 3) Other Information:

1.Default ports:

  • Linux Machines:  SSH Port – 22

2. To access Webmin interface for management please follow this link

Videos

Secured MANTIS on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Mantis Bug Tracker on cloud

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