Ping within Account Opening screen - ambiguous?

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winterz 2015.01.29 17:10
 
Does anyone know why the ping can be so dramatically high or way out from the ping test I carry out from the SRV file of the brokers server within CMD?

It seems very ambiguous what this number really means let alone where it is derived from (definitively speaking)?


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winterz 2015.01.29 23:24 #
 
no one have any thoughts? Maybe this is the wrong place to post this type of question (forgive me if I am just being inpatient!)
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gooly 2015.01.29 23:59 #
 

I don't know what you mean with SRV file?

I would ping from a command line or I use the terminal itself.

At the bottom line you should see:


If you click on that you should see something like this:


These are the various servers of the broker and their ping times..

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winterz 2015.02.03 17:00 #
 

Yes, this is what I am saying is technically incorrect. You can find the brokers server address under the SRV file. You can then do a ping test from CMD. "ping: xxx.xx.xxxx.xx:xxxx"

MT4 is incorrect with their ping times and is actually no reflective of the trade execution times from where "you" are to their server.

 I was wondering if anyone could explain these pings in MT4 as it is not correct. 

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