Installing and configuring a VPS – server for Forex trading

The first that a trader has to face when setting up a VPS-server is how to get to this very VPS server for Forex. VPS-server is often used for trading with expert advisors, that is why it is important to know how to upload an advisor to your VPS-server for Forex. We have instructions how to check the ping to the brokers ‘ trading servers individually for traders who prefer know to the millisecond. You can find a list of frequently asked questions except for instructions in this section. We try to answer in as much detail as possible.

If you have already become the happy owner of a VPS-server from GoVPSFX, but you do not to read long instructions, we hurry to please you: we do not have such instructions. For your convenience all instructions for setting up VPS on Forex are divided into steps and accompanied by graphic images with detailed comments. If you still do not find the necessary instructions for setting up a VPS-server for Forex, write to us using the feedback form, which is located in the Contacts section, and we will add the instructions to the site.

Connecting to the VPS-server

Working with the VPS server

FAQ about free servers
Can I get a VPS for my demo account?
No, free VPS servers are provided only for real trading accounts. If you want to use VPS for both demo and real accounts, you need our paid VPS, which you can rent. All the details are here.
What is a VPS-server and why do I need it?
Please, spend only 2 minutes and read this article, you will find all the answers.
Are your VPS really free or is there something you are not telling me?
Please, spend just 2 minutes and read this article, we explain in detail why we provide VPS-servers for free.
Where are your free VPS-servers located?
VPS-servers are located in France and the Netherlands.
How do I get a VPS server for free?
You need to open a trading account with one of the brokers in this list, it is important that the account is opened through our partner link, and then apply for a VPS through your GoVPSFX personal account. If you already have a trading account and you do not want to open a new one, please, send an email to marked "I want VPS" indicating the name of the brokerage company and the account number.
What are the technical characteristics of your free VPS?
Intel Xeon E5 processor, 40GB hard disk space, 4GB RAM, win Server 2012 R2 operating system. RAID10 virtualization, guaranteed uptime of 99.99%, unlimited traffic.
How many terminals can I use on a VPS?
The power of our servers allows you to trade simultaneously on 6 trading terminals.
Can I use your VPS server for mining, site hosting, game server, etc.?
No, any other activity not related to trading is prohibited. You can read the full list of rules here.
Is it allowed to optimize expert advisors using the strategy tester?
We do not allow you to use the strategy tester on the history of quotes in the MetaTrader. This is because this function loads all the CPU, RAM, and disk system resources. If warnings about violations of this rule are ignored, the server is revoked.
I have a no Deposit bonus, can I get a free VPS-server?
A free server is not issued for trading accounts that have bonus funds (with the exception of bonuses received during deposit with your own funds). You can read the full list of rules here.
FAQ about paid servers
Where are your paid VPS servers located?
VPS-servers located in France and in the Netherlands.
How do I connect my account to the rebate service?

You must rent a VPS-server (the lease term does not matter) to connect a trading account to a rebate-service. The number of accounts to connect to the spread refund service is unlimited.

  • Open a trading account with one of the brokers from our list of companies. If you already have a trading account, submit a request to connect the account via a special form in your personal account in the "Rebate" section.
  • Specify the account and broker number in the request. You can track the status of your application in the "Rebate"section of your personal account.
  • You will receive an email with a response after reviewing the application to activate the account. If you want to connect a new account to the rebate-service, submit a new request via the "Rebate" section in the same way.
How do I get a discount (promo code / discount when paying)?
You can get a promo code for a 20% discount when renting a VPS for 1 month by contacting us You can also get a quarterly discount when paying for:
  • 3 months 5%
  • 6 months 10%
  • 9 months 15%
  • 12 months 20%
What are the technical characteristics of your paid VPS?

VPS Start

Location France, processor 1 CPU 3.0 GHZ, disk space 20GB SSD, RAM 1GB, operating system Win Server 2012 R2, guaranteed uptime 99.99%, unlimited traffic.

VPS Classic

Location Netherlands, processor 1 CPU 3.5 GHZ, disk space 30GB SSD, RAM 2GB, operating system Win Server 2012 R2, guaranteed uptime 99.99%, unlimited traffic.

VPS Expert

Location Netherlands, processor 3 CPU 3.0 GHZ, disk space 40GB SSD, RAM 3GB, operating system Win Server 2012 R2, guaranteed uptime 99.99%, unlimited traffic.

Do you have a test period?
Yes, there is. The duration of the test period is 3 working days, during which you can install a trading terminal on the VPS, check the ping to your broker's trading servers and do trading operations both independently and with the help of a trading adviser. The application for the test period is submitted via your personal account.