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Trigger falls asleep
« on: Fri, 18 October, 2013, 07:17 »
hi,
my trigger has a habit of falling asleep. Often I notice it
hasn't placed a (test mode) bet for several races and to
remedy that I press the 'reload' button and it does its
thing and immediately places a bet. I've tried closing MFP and
starting it again and it works for a couple of hours or so and then
nods off again.
Does anyone know why this happens ?
R
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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 18 October, 2013, 07:35 »
Hi
If you check the trigger logs at the point in time where it stops working, or later, it should give you some idea.
Otherwise if you post your trigger file, I will test it.
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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 18 October, 2013, 10:55 »
hi
there are a few reasons for this.
the main reasons are profit/loss limits been reached that you have set in your triggers or that you have set in the settings of the bot.
so when you restart the triggers all profit/loss figures are reset, so the triggers go until the limit is reached again.


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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 18 October, 2013, 16:47 »
Thanks guys,
I'll have a look at this over the weekend. I'll have a bit more
time then.
R
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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 21 October, 2013, 08:06 »
Mark & mcbee,

All seems to be fine now after not doing anything.
It seemed to be off colour for a day but righted itself
I also had a problem yesterday with bets not being automatically settled
over several hours for US and RSA tracks but I think that may have been a Befair issue
as all okay again.
Thanks
R
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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 21 October, 2013, 09:54 »
Mark & mcbee,

All seems to be fine now after not doing anything.
It seemed to be off colour for a day but righted itself
I also had a problem yesterday with bets not being automatically settled
over several hours for US and RSA tracks but I think that may have been a Befair issue
as all okay again.
Thanks
R

A lot of my working triggers are now not working, due to random failure of the Betfair results service ie. no settled p/l figures available.  This is a serious problem.  I have had to redesign a number of triggers to find the winner by the last traded price on event suspension and calculate p/l using that.  This works OK for horse racing where in-play markets are available, but no use for Greyhounds and not very good for football where the market is frequently suspended.   

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Re: Trigger falls asleep
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 21 October, 2013, 21:03 »
Thanks rubold, we are singing from the same hymn sheet.
It was a Betfair problem by the sounds of it.
Today it has worked perfectly, so may have been rectified !
R
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