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Setup Notifications so ProfitTrailer can send Trading Updates


Discord

1. In Discord, create your own server by clicking the + button in the server menu on the left. Discord published their own guide HERE!

2. Create a text channel by right clicking on your server icon and selecting “Create Channel”.

3. Create a discord bot. There is a great guide HERE!

4. Add the bot to your server

5. Configure the Discord settings in the application.properties file. The primary two are:

discord.bot_token_1 = your bot token (eg: H64Fgytwfh764.ig$749266502F23yvsEhhjJH )
discord.chat_1 = the channel name (eg: steves-pt-bot or bot-messages)

6. Configure the remaining Discord settings in application.properties.

Notes:

  1. depending on the roles and permissions on your server you need to ensure the bot has the appropriate privileges to pair in the channel.
  2. a password is required to use notifications.


Telegram

1. In Telegram, send a private message to @BotFather (NOT to be confused with TheBotFather ​channel)

  • Once there type “/​newbot” ​to create a bot. Answer the questions ​by typing answers and pressing enter.
  • You will receive a message ​containing your bot token.

2. Start a chat with your bot's name (for example ​@MyTPBot) and press start button ​

3. Start another ​chat with https://t.me/MyTelegramID_bot.

4. Configure the Telegram settings in the application.properties file. The primary two are:

telegram.bot_token_1 = your bot token (eg: 125634789:AdGsJXvOnWxasdtasrfanmvlQQfb-a2g)
telegram.chat_1 = your chat ID (eg: 1234567890 or -1234567890 for groups)

5. Go to http://localhost:8081/settings/telegramTestMessage to test your telegram setup. You will receive a message ​if the setup is correct.

6. Configure the remaining Telegram settings in application.properties.

NOTES:

  1. a password is required to use notifications.
  2. You will not receive any messages when in testmode.
  3. For group chats invite https://​telegram.me/​myidbot to the existing group and type /getgroupid@myidbot (include the '-' symbol when adding it to your application.properties file
  4. Remember to click “Start” at the bottom of the page when you start a new chat.
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