[rt-users] automatically linking tickets together

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Thu Nov 14 05:20:54 EST 2013


On 14/11/13 10:10, Piet Honkoop wrote:

> central RT4 ticketing system with a number of customers with own (other)
> trouble ticket systems.
> Many of those misbehave by sending too many mails where they molest the
> subject in order to insert their own ticket id.
> What I want to do is based on their ticket id link those emails to the
> initially created ticket within RT.
> What is the best way to do that given that the incoming mail does not
> necessarily have an RT ticket number in the subject?

We have a similar problem. In our case the ticket number is usually in
the body of the e-mail, so perhaps picking that up is the way to go.
I've no idea how to implement that though!

Tony Arnold,                        Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 6093
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