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After completing payment and activating your VPS you will receive the following email:
Install Microsoft Remote Desktop application from the App Store.
Locate Microsoft Remote Desktop in Finder to run it.
Go To File > New Finder Window > Favorites > Applications > Microsoft Remote Desktop
Open Microsoft Remote Desktop application and click New.
Enter the name, IP:Port, Username, and Password in the fields below you received in your email.
Double-click on the new connection entry to connect to your VPS.
You'll get a certificate warning. Click 'Show Certificate'.
Select the checkbox for 'Always trust…' to not get warned about the self-signed certificate in the future.
Enter your local computer account password to complete adding the self-signed certificate to your local keychain.
You will be forced to change the password on first login for the security of your VPS. Please record your new password so you don't lose it.
You should now be connected to your VPS and see a blank desktop.
Now you need to install your Broker’s MT4 (or other) trading platform. Once you have the VPS’s Web Browser open on your VPS, you need to get the MT4 install file from your broker. This varies from broker to broker. Here are some common ways you may acquire it:
Once you have the MT4 install file, save it to the desktop of your VPS. You can now install it as you would on your home PC.
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