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FIX Adapter System Administration

(DC) Specifying Global FIX Session Settings

About global FIX session parameters

All FIX sessions within a single TT FIX Adapter drop copy configuration share the same set of general behavioral characteristics.

Standard settings

A drop copy TT FIX Adapter supports the following global FIX session settings.

The following table describes standard settings.

Field Name

Direction

Order Session Connection

Settings that identify this TT FIX Adapter to the FIX clients for routing orders.

LocalCompId

ID to send in Tag 49 (SenderCompID) for all messages sent from TT FIX Adapter to the FIX client. This value is also expected in Tag 56 (TargetCompID) for all messages received from a FIX client.

Maximum length: 255 characters

Default: TT_ORDER

Port

Port through which TT FIX Adapter and the FIX client communicate for the duration of the session.

Note: When not using the default value, TT recommends using port 10001 or higher.

Default: 10501

(Persistence)

Whether the session maintains a persistent connection to retain sessions state.

Persistent

Retain the session state after the FIX client disconnects.

Default: Non-Persistent

Non-Persistent

Do not retain the session state after the FIX client disconnects. The FIX client must reset its session message sequence number when the connection to the TT FIX Adapter is reestablished.

Price Session Connection

Settings that identify this TT FIX Adapter to the FIX clients for retrieving prices from TT Gateways.

(Valid only when enabled)

LocalCompId

ID to send in Tag 49 (SenderCompID) for all messages sent from TT FIX Adapter to the FIX client. This value is also expected in Tag 56 (TargetCompID) for all messages received from a FIX client.

Maximum length: 255 characters

Default: TT_PRICE

Port

Port through which TT FIX Adapter and the FIX client communicate for the duration of the session.

Note: When not using the default value, TT recommends using port 10001 or higher.

Default: 10502

(Persistence)

Whether the session maintains a persistent connection to retain sessions state.

Price sessions always use non-persistent connections.

How to set the global FIX session settings

To set the global FIX session standard settings:

  1. In the Configurations Tree Navigation pane, select the name of the FIX Session Settings for the desired configuration.

    The Global FIX Session Settings appear in the Settings pane.

  2. Specify values for each of the fields.
  3. If you want to access the additional settings, do the following. Otherwise, skip this step.
    • Click More.

      The Additional FIX Session Settings dialog appears. See the following sections for explanations of these additional settings.

    • Change the desired values, and click OK.
  4. Click Save.