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Configuring Order Sessions

Example

Example Order Server Sessions

[OrderSession_1]

Member=NLXTrader

ExchangePrimaryIP=10.0.0.1

ExchangeBackupIP=10.0.0.2

ExchangePort=1001

ExchangeCompany=NLX

GatewayCompany=FRMID

# AccountCode Mapping

A1=U

A2=H

G1=S

M1=N

M2=M

[OrderSession_2]

Member=NordicTrader

ExchangePrimaryIP=10.0.0.3

ExchangeBackupIP=10.0.0.4

ExchangePort=1001

ExchangeCompany=GENIUM

GatewayCompany=FRMID

Parameters

The [OrderSession_#] section configures the connection information for the FIX order session. To trade both NLX and Nordic products, you must configure a minimum of two order session.

The following table lists this section’s parameters and descriptions:

[OrderSession_#] section parameters

Parameter

Description

[OrderSession_#]

This is the user-defined section heading where # uniquely identifies the order session.

Member

Sets the user-defined member whose orders route through this order session.

This value must be unique for each order session.

ExchangePrimaryIP

Sets the primary IP address that the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway uses to connect this order session to the exchange. The exchange assigns this value.

ExchangeBackupIP

Sets the backup IP address that the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway uses to connect if the primary IP address is not reachable.

The exchange assigns this value.

ExchangePort

Sets the port that the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway uses to connection to the exchange. The exchange assigns this value.

ExchangeCompany

Identifies the name of the exchange host that sends messages to the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway. This field supplies the value of the Tag 56 (TargetCompID) in all inbound messages to the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway.

This value should match the specific exchange as listed below:

  • NLX products: Set ExchangeCompany=NLX
  • Nordic products: Set ExchangeCompany=GENIUM

GatewayCompany

Identifies the name of the firm that sends messages from the NASDAQ_OMX_EU Gateway. This field supplies the value of the Tag 49 (SenderCompID) in all outbound messages for that connection.

Considerations

When configuring the Order Sessions, any misconfiguration will prevent the Order Server from starting. Prior to configuring Order Sessions, please review the following considerations: