The rented virtual server status can also be easily monitored from the trading platform. The context menu of the server in the Navigator window allows you to:
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To view the virtual server data, click " Details in its context menu. The information is presented in several tabs.
The following information is displayed here:
Graphs visualize CPU, RAM and hard disk usage. Make sure that your program does not consume too many resources.
You can view the virtual platform journal to control its operation.
In the newly opened log window, you can set a piece of text the journal entries are to be filtered by and a desired interval. After that, click Request to download the found logs. Here you can also select the journal type:
The virtual platform logs are updated during each request and saved to [platform data folder]\logs\hosting.*.terminal\.
If a user requests too many records, only part of the first logs for the specified period are downloaded. This prevents performance degradation resulting from large logs. If you want to download further logs, you do not need to change the request period. Simply select the last line in the log viewer window and press PgDn.
Stopping the server means the temporary shutdown of the virtual platform. This action is similar to closing the platform on your computer. It is performed using the " Stop Server" command in the server context menu in the Navigator window.
To launch the platform, execute the " Start Server" command.
Hosting cancellation means the virtual server is no longer provided and the virtual platform is completely deleted.
To cancel hosting, click " Cancel Hosting" in the server context menu in the Navigator window.
Virtual hosting is rented for a specific trading account, but it can be moved at any time. Open the "Hosting" section in your profile at MQL5.community.
Find the required subscription, click on the gear button and select "Move". Then specify a new trading account (login) and a new server (broker) if necessary, then click "Move".
Open the trading platform and connect to the account, to which the hosting has been moved. Using the account context menu in the Navigator window, start the server and migrate your trading environment.