How to Connect to Your MetaTrader 5 VPS (Virtual Private Server)

James Hinton
3 min readMay 23, 2024

Using a Virtual Private Server (VPS) can be a great way to allow your MetaTrader 5 terminal to trade 24/7 on your behalf…without running on your own computer.

Traders often love to use VPS solutions for the following reasons:

  1. No downtime — most VPS providers guarantee 24 hour a day uptime, eliminating things like power outages, internet drops, and so on.
  2. Fast execution — many VPS providers are closer to the exchanges where trades happen. This can make for faster…

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James Hinton

Passionate algorithmic trader and Cyber Security expert. Love developing helpful content.