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OTRS (Open Ticket Request System) is a ticket eequest and email management system with many features to manage customer telephone calls and email. The system is built to allow your support, sales, pre-sales, billing, internal IT, helpdesk, etc. department to react quickly to inbound inquiries. It is useful for people who receive many emails and want to answer them with a team of agents.


User FAQ available from; English and German user manual available in HTML format from


Download version 2.0.1 (stable)
released on 1 August 2005

Paid technical support and consulting available from

VCS Checkout

Password: cvs


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey19 October 2004

Leaders and contributors

Martin Edenhofer Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer VCS Repository Webview
Help E-mail
Developer E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Digest_MD5
Weak prerequisite GD
Required to use MIME_Base64
Weak prerequisite GD_Text
Required to use Net_DNS
Required to use LDAPv2-compliant server
Weak prerequisite GD_Graph
Required to use a database (ie MySQL or PostgreSQL)
Required to use DBI
Weak prerequisite GD_Graph_lines
Required to use Perl 5 or later
Required to use DBD_mysql
Weak prerequisite GD_Text_Align (all for statistics)
Weak prerequisite Net_LDAP (for using LDAP)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 August 2005.


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