The slave accounts also have an expert advisor attached to their MetaTrader platform which recieves any new trades, or changes to an existing trade.
Retrieve is also used for those users who purchased a signal direct with a 3rd party instead of purchasing it through the web portal.
The lot multiplier is just that, if you wanted to be trading half the size of the “standard lot” then you could put 0.5. This would mean that your 0.1 lot trade in the above example would become a 0.05. If you changed the multiplier to 2, your trade would become a 0.2 as it is twice the size. We recommend that you leave your lot multiplier at 1 as this will mean that you are running the same risk setting as the signal provider. If you have multiple signals, you may want to reduce it to less than 1 but we’ll the money management up to you
Once you click OK, the EA will now authorise itself with the copier platform. You should see a “Authentifiation Successful” in the top left of the chart. If it is unsuccessful it will tell you the reason why in this same location.
Important: If the EA is unsuccessful at authentification, it stops itself from functioning any further. Even if you correct the problem you MUST restart the EA to retry authentification. It will NOT reauth itself!