email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

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email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

Postby DTorSwing » 24 Jan 2015

I am sue if this has been done before, but what i need is
when I get a MC or a strategy gets disconnected, i like to receive email/SMS text
is there a feature exist in MS or need to code,
if so, what would be the code. thks

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Re: email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

Postby fbertram » 24 Jan 2015

you would need to create an alert. In the strategy settings, you can specify what happens with that alert, including sending an email or playing a sound. Most cell phone carriers offer you to send text messages as email.

Keep in mind that when you lose connectivity due to internet outage, you will probably not be able to send an email.

Also, Portfolio Trader right now cannot send email alerts.


Cheers, Felix

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Re: email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

Postby DTorSwing » 24 Jan 2015

you would need to create an alert. In the strategy settings, you can specify what happens with that alert, including sending an email or playing a sound. Most cell phone carriers offer you to send text messages as email.

Keep in mind that when you lose connectivity due to internet outage, you will probably not be able to send an email.

Also, Portfolio Trader right now cannot send email alerts.

Cheers, Felix
thanks Felix. while Googling for this, found a useful site http://triagetrading.com/#
and might help or all platforms. I would try it

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Re: email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

Postby MAtricks » 25 Jan 2015

You will want to create an indicator to measure the time between incoming ticks. When the time exceeds your threshold, say 30 seconds, then an alert goes off. You can set this alert to email a text message to your mobile device.

Alongside that you can setup a separate server or server software which constantly pings your server which will also text your mobile device when a round-trip ping isn't successful.

If you'd like more help with this topic, just ask :)

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Re: email/SMS when MC or a strategy gets disconnected

Postby DTorSwing » 25 Jan 2015

You will want to create an indicator to measure the time between incoming ticks. When the time exceeds your threshold, say 30 seconds, then an alert goes off. You can set this alert to email a text message to your mobile device.

Alongside that you can setup a separate server or server software which constantly pings your server which will also text your mobile device when a round-trip ping isn't successful.

If you'd like more help with this topic, just ask :)
thks MAtricks. i am sure there are 2 parts to this
1) alert when one strategy gets disconnect for some reason
2) alert when MC disconnects
3) alert when server itself gets disconnected

i think you covered all three here, thks :)



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