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README.md

What is OTRS?

OTRS is an Open source Ticket Request System with many features to manage customer telephone calls and e-mails. It is distributed under the GNU AFFERO General Public License (AGPL) and tested on Linux, Solaris, AIX, Windows, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Mac OS 10.x. Do you receive many e-mails and want to answer them with a team of agents? You're going to love OTRS!

You can find a list of features in the online documentation.

License

It is distributed under the AFFERO GNU General Public License - see the accompanying COPYING file for more details.

Documentation

You can find quick documentation in README.* and the long version online. The source code of OTRS and its public extension modules is available on github.

Professional Services

Whether you need help in configuring or customizing OTRS or you want to be on the safe side, don't hesitate to contact us: We offer a wide range of professional services such as world-wide enterprise support, consulting and engineering including process design, implementation, customization, application support, and fully managed service.

Our Service Contracts guarantee instant help and professional support as well as support assessment and last but not least free access to OTRS Feature Add-ons - useful additional features for your OTRS.

The OTRS Group offers specific training programs in different countries. You can either participate in one of our public OTRS Administrator trainings which take place regularly, or benefit from an inhouse training that covers all the specific needs of your company.

Software requirements

Perl

  • Perl 5.10.0 or higher

Webserver

  • Webserver with CGI support (CGI is not recommended)
  • Apache2 + mod_perl2 or higher (recommended)
  • IIS6 or higher

Databases

  • MySQL 5.0 or higher
  • PostgreSQL 8.0 or higher
  • Oracle 10g or higher
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or higher

Browsers

  • Use a modern web browser.
  • These browsers are not supported:
    • Internet Explorer before version 8
    • Firefox before version 10
    • Safari before version 5

Directories & Files

$HOME (e. g. /opt/otrs/)
|
|  (all executables)
|--/bin/             (all system programs)
|   |--/otrs.PostMaster.pl      (email2db)
|   |--/otrs.PostMasterMail.pl  (email2db)
|   |--/cgi-bin/
|   |   |----- /index.pl        (Global Agent & Admin handle)
|   |   |----- /customer.pl     (Global Customer handle)
|   |   |----- /public.pl       (Global Public handle)
|   |   |----- /installer.pl    (Global Installer handle)
|   |   |----- /nph-genericinterface.pl (Global GenericInterface handle)
|   |--/fcgi-bin/               (If you're using FastCGI)
|
|  (all modules)
|--/Kernel/
|   |-----/Config.pm      (main configuration file)
|   |---- /Config/        (Configuration files)
|   |      |---- /Files/  (System generated, don't touch...)
|   |
|   |---- /Output/        (all output generating modules)
|   |      |---- /HTML/
|   |             |--- /Standard/*.dtl (all dtl files for Standard theme)
|   |
|   |--- /GenericInterface (GenericInterface framework)
|          |--- /Invoker/ (invoker backends)
|          |--- /Mapping/ (data mapping backends)
|          |--- /Operation/ (operation backends)
|          |--- /Transport/ (network transport backends)
|   |
|   |---- /Language/      (all translation files)
|   |
|   |---- /Modules/        (all action modules e. g. QueueView, Move, ...)
|   |      |----- /Admin*      (all modules for the admin interface)
|   |      |----- /Agent*      (all modules for the agent interface)
|   |      |----- /Customer*   (all modules for the customer interface)
|   |
|   |---- /System/         (back-end API modules, selection below)
|           |--- /Auth.pm        (authentication module)
|           |--- /AuthSession.pm (session authentication module)
|           |--- /DB.pm          (central DB interface)
|           |--- /DB/*.pm        (DB drivers)
|           |--- /DynamicField.pm (Interface to the DynamicField configuration)
|           |--- /DynamicField
|                 |--- /Backend.pm (Interface for using the dynamic fields)
|                 |--- /Backend/*.pm (DynamicField backend implementations)
|                 |--- /ObjectType/*.pm (DynamicField object type implementations)
|           |--- /Email.pm       (create and send e-mail)
|           |--- /EmailParser.pm (parsing e-mail)
|           |--- /GenericInterface/*.pm (all DB related GenericInterface modules)
|           |--- /Group.pm       (group module)
|           |--- /Log.pm         (log module)
|           |--- /Queue.pm       (information about queues. e. g. response templates, ...)
|           |--- /Scheduler      (Scheduler files)
|                 |--- /TaskHandler/ (task handler backends for the Scheduler)
|           |--- /Ticket.pm      (ticket and article functions)
|           |--- /User.pm        (user module)
|           |--- /Request.pm    (HTTP/CGI abstraction module)
|
|  (data stuff)
|--/var/
|   |--/article/               (all incoming e-mails, plain 1/1 and all attachments ...
|   |                            ... separately (different files), if you want to store on disk)
|   |--/cron/                  (all cron jobs for escalations and such)
|   |
|   |--/fonts/                 (true type fonts for PDF generation)
|   |
|   |--/httpd/                 (all static files served by HTTP)
|   |   |--- /htdocs/
|   |         |--- /js/        (javascript files for OTRS)
|   |               |--- /js-cache/        (auto-generated minified JS files)
|   |               |--- /thirdparty/      (contains jQuery, CKEditor and other external JS libraries)
|   |         |--- /skins/     (CSS and images for front end)
|   |               |--- /Agent/        (Agent skins)
|   |                     |--- /default/ (default skin)
|   |                           |--- /css/ (stylesheets)
|   |                           |--- /css-cache/ (auto-generated minified CSS files)
|   |                           |--- /img/ (images)
|   |                     |--- /slim/    (additional skin)
|   |                           |--- /.../ (files)
|   |                     |--- /ivory/   (additional skin)
|   |                           |--- /.../ (files)
|   |               |--- /Customer/     (Customer skins)
|   |                     |--- /default/ (default skin)
|   |                           |--- /.../ (files)
|   |                     |--- /ivory/
|   |                           |--- /.../ (files)
|   |
|   |--/log/                   (log files)
|   |   |--/TicketCounter.log  (ticket counter)
|   |
|   |--/sessions/              (session info)
|   |
|   |--/spool/                 (spool files)
|   |
|   |--/stats/                 (statistics)
|   |
|   |--/tmp/                   (temporary files, such as cache)
|
|  (tools stuff)
|--/scripts/
|   |----  /database/
|           |--- /otrs-schema.(mysql|postgresql|*).sql (create database script)
|           |--- /otrs-initial_insert.(mysql|postgresql|*).sql (all initial sql data - e. g.
|           |                                                   root user, queues, ...)
|           |--- /otrs-schema-post.(mysql|postgresql|*).sql (create foreign keys script)
|
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