Hey guys, in this post will learn about how to manage tags and profiles in MantisBT.

Tags are used for better filtering the issues and profiles are used to notify the specific environment.

Pre-requisite : Install MantisBT

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Step 1 : Click Manage


Step 2 : Click Manage Tags


Step 3 : In the next screen,

  1. Enter Tag Name
  2. Enter Tag Description (Optional)

Click Create Tag


Step 4 : Tag created successfully


Step 5 : Click Report Issue


Step 6 : Scroll down a bit to view the Attach tags section and click Existing tags drop-down, it shows the tags that are added.


Step 7 : Click Manage > Manage Global Profiles


Step 8 : In the add profile screen,

  1. Enter Platform
  2. Enter OS
  3. Enter OS Version
  4. Description (Optional)

Click Add Profile

add-profileStep 9 :  Edit profile by selecting the profile

Note : You can also delete profile by selecting the delete profile option


Step 10 : Click Report Issue


Step 11 : Select profile section will show up the global profiles that are created earlier. So, that we need not enter profile information every time.


Tags and profiles are created successfully in MantisBT ?

In my next post, will learn about how to use filters in MantisBT.

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