Options
You can access the options from the menu (Tools -> Options) or pressing the hotkey F9.
Markets Download
This list contains the active Market Download configuration.
Ipposnif refreshes the prices and allows betting from strategies only on the Competitions/Market Types specified in the list.
To change the download configuration use the buttons add, edit and remove.
Each row of the configuration is made by one sport, one or more countries and one or more market types.
For international events use “International” like country.
Each Event Type has its own default market that must be mandatorily included.
You can mix sports and add as many market types or countries you want, but more markets you download slower will be the refresh of the odds.

Limits
Daily Stop Loss: when the amount of money lost today is greater than this value, the system stops placing bets.
Daily Stop Win: when the amount of money won today is greater than this value, the system stops placing bets.
Max Transactions Hour: when the amount of transactions (place or update bet) in the current hour is greater than this value, the system stops placing bets. It doesn’t affect open trades that can continue to place and update bets. Betfair will apply a fee for every transaction beyond 1000 per hour.
Max Total Liability
: maximum total responsibility for all the strategies.
Default Bet Size: the strategy ‘Manual Bet’ will use this value as default size of the bet.

Runners
Click Silk to Select Runner can speed up the check of a runner (strategy ‘Manual One Check Bet’).
Horse weight in Kilograms to switch to the metrical system.
Update LP when In-Play: the column LP in the runner grid will be updated also during in play.

Views
Strategy Distinct P&L: when this option is on, the P&L, the Liability, and the Hedge buttons will be related to the strategy selected in that moment. A new “All Strategies” option will be added to the drop down and to the hot buttons and can be used to group all the amounts and to perform cumulative hedges (like in the default configuration). The user input is not affected and remains always distinct per strategy.
Closed Market Focus: how many seconds the focus stays on a closed market.

Database Maintaining
Shrink Hour compact DB at this hour of the day. The default is off.
Size Alert will show a popup message in the Markets Window when the db size will be greater than.
Market Expiration : races can be stored only for a certain amount of time, instead trades and bets are never canceled until the reset of the strategy.

API Configuration
System Clock is the heart beat of Ipposnif system. The default is 100 every minute (600 ms). Processes cannot be execute more times in a minute than this value.
Trigger clock is the interval between two checks of the active strategies conditions. Manual strategies are not subjected to this delay.
There are 4 categories of markets:
  1. Focus: The (one) market opened in the main window.
  2. In-Play: all the markets currently in play.
  3. Proximity: all the markets of events that are going to start. You can specify this time frame with the option Market proximity.
  4. Full loop: all the other markets.

These categories are split in two groups:

  • Best 5 Prices: prices are refreshed with a depth of 5.
  • Full prices+Volume: prices and volumes are fully downloaded.

Every request (except focus) can retrieve the prices of more markets at one time (Markets x Request).
CheckBetMU: max refresh per minute of the open bets. Bets to check x request: max bets to check every request. Max CheckBet x min: How many checks for bet cancelled, settled or voided. getMeetings x min: How many getMeetings API requests are processed every minute. getMeetings search for new markets. getMarket x min: How many getMarket API requests are processed every minute. getMarket gets the markets not yet downloaded and periodically refreshes the existing ones . GetAccountFunds x min: How many of refresh per minute of the player balance. Request timeout: Timeout in milliseconds for the request. Response timeout: Timeout in milliseconds for the response. Datatable refresh rates: Interval between two refresh of the grids of the principal windows. It affects only the visualization of data and not the refresh.


Global Variables
Globals are constants you can retrieve from your strategies using the function dbo.fn_SystemProperty('global_01')