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-Whether you choose the Preinstalled VPS service or install ProfitTrailer entirely on your own, there are several key parameters that must be configure ​before the bot will run. In this guide we are assume you are using the default files from the GitHub download.+Whether you choose the Preinstalled VPS service or install ProfitTrailer entirely on your own, there are several key parameters that must be configured ​before the bot will run. In this guide we assume you are using the default files from the GitHub download.
  
   * Navigate to the folder where your profit trailer files are stored.   * Navigate to the folder where your profit trailer files are stored.
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 </​file>​ </​file>​
  
-  * Save the file. Now you are ready to go with the default ​bot trading settings. **You have done the bare minimum configuration at this point**. We recommend you go through all the setup files and configure to your liking.+  * Save the file. Now you are ready to run the bot for the first time. **You have done the bare minimum configuration at this point**. We recommend you go through all the setup files and configure to your liking ​before enabling trading.
  
-In the default ​configuration files trading is disabled. This is a safety feature so that you don't boot ProfitTrailer up and immediately find it doing unexpected things as a new user. After you have had a play with the GUI and finalised your configuration you can use the [[web_interface_guide#​Config]] option in the GUI to enable trading.+In the default ​public configurations ​trading is disabled ​by default. This is a safety feature so that you don't boot ProfitTrailer up and immediately find it doing unexpected things as a new user. After you have had a play with the GUI and finalised your configuration you can use the [[web_interface_guide#​Config]] option in the GUI to enable trading ​in the PAIRS file.
  
   * Change this setting to true to enable trading:   * Change this setting to true to enable trading:
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 ==== Caution ==== ==== Caution ====
  
-Profit Trailer is designed to be fully configurable by the user and has no artificial intelligence to make smart decisions. If you configure something incorrectly the bot will execute that strategy no matter how financially risky it might seem. If you do not understand the purpose or function of a parameter and this wiki does not explain it well enough please come to [[https://​discord.gg/​K9a37Vh|Discord]] and seek advice from our staff before you proceed.+Profit Trailer is designed to be fully configurable by the user and has no artificial intelligence to make smart decisions. If you configure something incorrectly the bot will execute that strategy no matter how financially risky it might seem. If you do not understand the purpose or function of a parameter and this wiki does not explain it well enough please come to [[https://​discord.gg/​eakB23b|Discord]] and seek advice from our staff before you proceed.
  
 There are a few parameters that are considered high risk and are likely to instantly lose you money if used incorrectly. These parameters are optional but to highlight this warning to you we have marked them with this icon. {{:​warnbr.png?​18&​no link}} ​ There are a few parameters that are considered high risk and are likely to instantly lose you money if used incorrectly. These parameters are optional but to highlight this warning to you we have marked them with this icon. {{:​warnbr.png?​18&​no link}} ​
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 ==== Recommended Settings ==== ==== Recommended Settings ====
  
-Every setting is important however these are ones you should probably check before running ​the bot.+Every setting is important however these are ones you should probably check. These can all be configured in [[web_interface_guide#​Basic]] or [[web_interface_guide#​Advanced]] editing modes in the [[web_interface_guide|GUI]]. Descriptions of each parameter can be found on the respective wiki page ([[application.properties]],​ [[pairs.properties]],​ [[dca.properties]] and [[indicators.properties]]
  
 <file java> <file java>
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 market market
 DEFAULT_trading_enabled = false (Change to true once you are ready to trade) DEFAULT_trading_enabled = false (Change to true once you are ready to trade)
-start_balance+start_balance ​ ​(Needed for testmode)
 enabled_pairs enabled_pairs
 hidden_pairs hidden_pairs
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 DEFAULT_DCA_max_buy_times DEFAULT_DCA_max_buy_times
 </​file>​ </​file>​
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 +==== Return to Instructions ====
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 +If you are in the process of configuring your bot and following an operating system specific guide you can click below to return to the next step.
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 +  * [[windows_guide#​running_profittrailer|Windows]]
 +  * [[linux_guide#​running_profittrailer|Linux]]
 +  * [[mac_guide#​running_profittrailer|Mac]]
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