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Configuring Order and Fill Server Connections

Overview

Users must populate the hostinfo.cfg file with the exchange-provided connection information as listed in the section below.

Example Hostinfo.cfg [OrderServerSession_X] section

[OrderServerSession_1]

ITC=4HA

Member=MBR

Password=psw

PrimaryAddress=10.1.2.3

PrimaryPort=8001

BackupAddress=10.4.5.6

BackupPort=8001

AccountCodeMapping=DefaultMapping

Order Server Parameters

The following table describes the [OrderServerSession_#] parameters:

[OrderServerSession_#] parameters

Parameter

Description

[OrderServerSession_#]

Sets the section header. Do not change this value.

ITC

Set this equal to the exchange-provided Individual Trading Code (ITC).

Member

Set this equal to the exchange Member ID of the direct trader’s Member, Group, Trader ID (MGT).

SenderCompID

Set this equal to the "Member Code" provided by the exchange. TFX Gateways send this value as FIX Tag 49.

TargetCompID

Sets the value provided as TargetCompID (FIX Tag 56). By default, TFX Gateway install with TargetCompID commented-out and send the default value of TIF to the exchange.

Password

Set this equal to the exchange-provided password for the price server’s ITC.

PrimaryAddress

Sets the primary exchange IP address used to connect the price server.

PrimaryPort

Sets the primary exchange port assignment used to connect the price server.

BackupAddress

Sets the backup exchange IP address used to connect the price server. Using a backup IP address is optional.

BackupPort

Sets the backup exchange port assignment used to connect the price server. Using a backup port assignment is only required if you supply a backup IP address.

AccountCodeMapping

Sets the account code mapping for the order session.

For more information on configuring Account Codes, refer to Support for Account Codes.