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.

    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: Jul 24, 2020