Connection setup through Interactive Brokers

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  1. Support

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    Connection setup to Interactive Brokers (Beta)

    Interactive Brokers customers can setup connection of the TigerTrade platform to Trader Workstation terminal.

    Attention! Before setting up the connection, be sure to download and install TigerTrade platform version no lower than 4.5.1. The current build for connecting to Trader Workstation terminal is

    Follow these steps:

    1. Start Trader Workstation in main menu click File - Global Config.

    2. Select Configuration - API - Settings.

    3. Please turn on these features if they are not checked:
    • Enable ActiveX and Socket clients
    • Download open orders on connection
    • Allow connections from localhost only
    4. Remember socket port № (7497 by default). If this port is in use by other software - change it to a free one.

    5. Press OK to Save and exit.

    6. Start TigerTrade choose File in main menu - Connections - Setup.

    4. In the opened window click [​IMG] Create new connection and select TWS in dropdown list.

    5. In connection setup window type in
    Port: 7497 (or other socket port that you choose)
    If this is the only connection to Trader Workstation, set ID client to 0 (zero).
    Press ОК.

    You have successfully setup connection to Interactive Brokers. To connect TigerTrade to Interactive Brokers use File - Connections - TWS.

    #1 Support, Dec 19, 2019
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2020