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FIX Adapter Reference

Heartbeat (0)

Purpose

Used to verify communication with TT FIX Adapter

Message Direction

From TT FIX Adapter to FIX client and from FIX client to TT FIX Adapter

Message Availability

Use CasePrice SessionOrder Session
Drop CopyYesYes

Order Routing

YesYes

Supported Tags

Tag #Field NameReq’dComments
Component Block <Standard Header>Y35=0 (MsgType)
112TestReqIDC

Identifier included in the Test Request (1) message.

Data type: String

Condition: Sent only in a response to a Test Request (1) message, in which case, the value matches Tag 112 (TestReqID) sent in the request.

Component Block <Standard Trailer>Y

Message Notes

During periods of inactivity, FIX clients should generate a heartbeat message at regular time intervals. The Heartbeat (0) message is used by a FIX client to monitor the status of the communication link. You specify the heartbeat interval timer in Tag 108 (HeartBtInt) of the Logon (A).

FIX clients should reset the heartbeat interval timer after every transmitted message (not just heartbeats). When either party stops receiving data for the specified heartbeat interval, it should send a Test Request (1) message to verify the connection. The counterparty should send a Heartbeat (0) message in response. If a party receives no Heartbeat (0) message in a reasonable amount of time, the connection should be considered lost.

Related Information

Test Request (1)