Mantis is a web application, gives a private site to people or set of mentioned clients having a place with a similar organization/venture.
Mantis can be run at the server side. It is a PHP-based application and supports all OS stages, for example, Windows, Linux of various variants, MAC, and so forth. It underpins versatile programs also in portable perspectives.
Since Mantis is a web-application, it follows the idea of customer/server. This implies, Mantis can be introduced midway on the server and clients can connect with it through internet browsers utilizing a site from any PC.
- Web Server − Mantis is tried with Microsoft IIS and Apache. Nonetheless, it can work with any most recent web server programming. Mantis just uses .php document. Arrange the web server with .php augmentation as it were.
- PHP − The web server should bolster PHP. It very well may be introduced as CGI or some other reconciliation innovation.
- Obligatory PHP Extensions − Extensions for RDBMS are mysqli, pgsql, oci8, sqlsrv mbstring is required for Unicode - UTF-8 help.
- Discretionary Extensions − Curl, GD, Fileinfo.
- Database − Mantis requires a database to store its information. MySQL and PostgreSQL are bolstered RDBMS.
- Customer Requirements − Firefox 45 or more, IE 10 or more, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.
Clients can independently introduce all the prerequisites either physically or naturally to utilize Mantis.
Installation of System Requirements
On the off chance that a client has sufficient information about the establishment procedure, all the prerequisites can be introduced individually independently before continuing to Mantis.
On the other hand, there are some across the board bundles accessible, having all the prerequisites and can be naturally introduced in the framework by exe record. Here, we will take the assistance of XAMPP to introduce pre-essentials without any problem.
Stage 1 − Go to https://www.apachefriends.org/index.html and click XAMPP for Windows as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.
Stage 2 − A spring up will show to spare the document. Snap Save File. It will begin downloading the record.
Stage 3 − Run the .exe document to run the establishment wizard. Subsequent to tapping the .exe record, XAMPP Setup wizard shows. Snap Next.
The accompanying screen capture shows the XAMPP arrangement wizard.
Stage 4 − The following wizard shows all the segment documents that will introduce as appeared in the accompanying screen capture. Snap Next subsequent to making a determination of segments.
Stage 5 − Provide an organizer name where XAMPP will be introduced and click Next.
Prepared to Install wizard is shown.
Stage 6 − Click Next to begin the establishment.
Stage 7 − After fruitful establishment, it will request to begin the control board. Check the checkbox and snap Finish. It will open the XAMPP control board as showed in the accompanying screen capture.
Stage 8 − Click the Start button for Apache and MySQL, required for Mantis as appeared in the above screen capture.
Stage 9 − To check whether all the pre-requirements, for example, Apache, PHP, and MySQL is introduced appropriately, explore to any of the program, type http://localhost and press Enter. It will show the dashboard of XAMPP. Snap phpAdmin at the correct top corner as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.
The following screen capture will show General Settings, Application Settings, Details of Database, Web Server, and phpMyAdmin.
On the off chance that the establishment isn't legitimate, this page won't be shown. Till this point, all the pre-requirements are effectively introduced in the framework.
Install and Launch Mantis
Stage 1 − To download Mantis, go to https://www.mantisbt.org/and click Download.
Stage 2 − Click Download on the following page as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.
Stage 3 − Again click Download as appeared in the accompanying screen capture and spare the .compress document.
Stage 4 − Go to XAMPP organizer where it is introduced and explore to htdocs envelope. Unfasten the downloaded mantis and spot it as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.Stage 5 − Rename the envelope name mantis 2.5.1 as mantis for better URL.
Stage 6 − Now open a program and type http://localhost/mantis in the route bar and press Enter. It will show the file of mantis as appeared in the accompanying screen capture. Snap mantis-2.5.1.
It will show the Pre-Installation page as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.
Stage 7 − Go to the Installation area and make changes, whenever required. At that point, click the Install/Upgrade Database button.
When establishment is finished, it will show the Check establishment page and will be set apart as Good, for example Mantis is introduced appropriately.
Stage 8 − To dispatch mantis, utilize the URL http://localhost/mantis and snap mantis-2.5.1. It will show the Login page of Mantis as appeared in the accompanying screen capture.
Note − Make sure the Web server and the Database, both are running before utilizing the URL, in any case Problem Loading Page blunder will be shown.
Stage 9 − Provide the username as "Executive" and snap Login. It will request to enter the secret phrase. Use "root" as secret word and snap Login.
After effective Login, it will show the Dashboard of Mantis.