Bugzilla is a free defect and bug tracking system that allows developers to pinpoint any outstanding bugs or issues in their products. Bugzilla offers two types of tracking, a simple and an advanced search. The first simple search is catered towards new users and searches the full text of a bug. The second more advanced search allows the user to specify/generate a specific search. Bugzilla can be used by users and administrators alike and has various features to meet the needs of their users.
· Advanced search capabilities to meet the needs of various consumers.
· Localized templates available in different languages.
· Provides bug lists in multiple formats such as Atom, iCalendar and CSV.
· Reports can be scheduled to be sent via email.
· Advanced reporting system
· Time tracking feature estimates how much time it would take to eradicate the bug.
· Privacy by allowing users to mark attachments or comments as private.
· Ability to save and share a search to easily run it again.
· Runs under Perl’s taint mode to prevent SQL Injection.
· Measures to prevent Cross Site Scripting.
· Multiple authentication methods.
· Can be run by MySQL, PostgreSQL or even Oracle
· Allows administrators to define what users can edit or search bugs
· Advanced search option allows filtering of logged defects.
· Easy to understand simple UI
· Project synchronization is used as the primary resource for bug tracking which leads to effective bug tracking.
· There is a content upload limit.