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Request Tracker
Request Tracker (RT) is an automated system to monitor, answer, and document requests. It was first designed as a tool to aid a small team of sysadmins manage the ever-increasing list of tasks and requests at a burgeoning web startup. Since then, RT has been put to work by help desks, sysadmins, development teams and marketing departments to track requests, responsibilities, and tasks. RT comes with Web, command line, and email interfaces to its Mysql-backed data store. The user sends an email asking for help. RT send the user an electronic "ticket stub" which is used in future correspondence to refer to this problem. It also sends the user's request to the queue members, one of whom writes a reply, which RT records and forwards to the user. The ticket is then resolved.


User manual available in PDF format from; User manual available in ASCII text format from

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey2 December 2000

Leaders and contributors

"Email" Jesse Vincent Maintainer

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use MySQL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 June 2005.


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