Saturday, February 01, 2014

osTicket show ticket number on thank you page | How To

Tech Blog - Here is a tutorial on how to modify osTicket to show ticket number on the thank you page, after ticket creation instead of showing "Ticket #XXXXXX has been created", do take note the Ticket# showing as XXXXX was intentional for security reason as on osTicket ticket number also  serve as password for checking ticket status, however if your using osTicket on private installation this is not a big concern.

Lets begin.

Go to your osTicket file mine is in /var/www/html/tickets

Take a backup of open.php

cp -p open.php open.php-back

edit open.php

vi open.php

Look for the line below

array_fill(0, 3, 'XXXXXX'),


And replace with 

array_fill(0, 3, $ticket->getExtID()),

Then save and exit, once you create a new ticket you should be able to see the ticket number on the thank you page.


osTicket is a widely-used and trusted open source support ticket system. It seamlessly routes inquiries created via email, web-forms and phone calls into a simple, easy-to-use, multi-user, web-based customer support platform. osTicket comes packed with more features and tools than most of the expensive (and complex) support ticket systems on the market. The best part is, it's completely free.

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