Installing MantisBT

mantisMantisBT is a web-based Issue Tracking system, that can be installed on any web host. This article describes the procedure. 


Start by creating a new MySQL database with two user accounts with the following levels of access:

  • Standard user needs SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE privileges.
  • Admin user needs as above, plus INDEX, CREATE, ALTER and DROP privileges.



Start by visiting the downloads page for MantisBTownloads page for MantisBT.

  1. Download the latest stable version of MantisBT (2.6.0 at time of writing).
  2. Upload and extract the downloaded .zip file to the root directory of your website.
  3. Browse to your website.
  4. Use the two different MySQL user accounts accordingly.

Your installation should now be complete.

You are now ready to start some initial configurations to your MantisBT system.


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