This is guide will explain step by step how to deploy or remove metatrader software into your forex vps server. In the first part will discuss the steps for deploying new metatrader software via ftp. In the second part we will explain how to remove metatrader software via ftp and via remote desktop connection. Let's get started.
How to deploy MetaTrader instance from your local computer including all your EAs and settings to your forex vps provided by Nextpointhost?
For example we will use FxPro MetaTrader with one expert advisor Forex GrowthBot Baisc installed on your local computer. Steps for all other metatraders and expert advisors are the same.
1.Open FileZilla ftp client on your local PC if you haven't already installed FileZilla you can download from here http://filezilla-project.org/download.php
2.In upper left panel navigate to installation folder of your MetaTrader software. In our example this software is FxPro MetaTrader. Steps for all other metatraders are the same. Default location for installation on all 32 bit versions of Windows is C:\Program Files on 64 bit version of windows this location is C:\Program Files (x86)
3.Connect to your VPS Server with provided access details in your welcome email.
4.In right-hand side down panel navigate to Program Files (x86) directory and double click on it:
5.Copy directory of your metatrader software from your local pc to your forex vps. If your EAs have additions directories into C:\Program Files or C:\Program Files (x86) copy them too. In our example expert advisor Forex GrowthBot have such directory, but usually most of experts haven't additional directories.
6.Connect to your forex vps via remote desktop connection with provided access details in your welcome email.
7.Go to Start menu â†’ Your Name
8.Double click on Program Files (x86) directory
9.Double click on your Metatrader directory. In our example this directory is FxPro â€“ MetaTrader
10.Find the file terminal.exe. Right button â†’ Copy
11.Go to your forex vps desktop â†’ Right button â†’ Paste Shortcut
12.If want you can rename this shortcut to other name. In our example we rename shortcut to name FxPro Metatrader.
That's all. From new created shortcut you can start your metatrader terminal.
How to remove MetaTrader instance from your forex vps including all your EAs and settings via FTP client.
In this example we will remove preinstalled MetaTrader 4 software. Steps to do this are very easy:
1.Go to your local pc and open ftp connection to your forex vps with FileZilla ftp client.
2.In right panel navigate to Program Files (x86) directory on your vps.
3.Mark installation directory of terminal which you want to remove. In our example this is MetaTrader 4. Steps for all other terminals are analogically.
4.Right button â†’ Delete
How to remove MetaTrader instance from your forex vps including all your EAs and settings via remote desktop connection.
1.Go to your local pc and open remote desktop connection to your forex vps.
2.Go to Start menu â†’ Your Name
3.Double click on Program Files (x86) directory
4.Mark your Metatrader directory. In our example this directory is FxPro â€“ MetaTrader
5.Right button â†’ Delete
That's all. For all additional questions or if you want these steps to be made by us please contact our support team.