Connection Manager

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Connection Manager

 

Before you can use the tools, you need to define your connections. Currently we support 3 connection types:

CQG Continuum

IQFeed (Data only)

Rithmic

 

Click the connection manager icon clip0011on the RapidTrader Pro menu  to open Connection Manager:

 

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To define a new connection click the triangle icon next to "New" and select the connection type. For details on how to define each connection type, click on the appropriate link:

 

CQG Connection Instructions

IQFeed Connection Instructions

Rithmic Connections Instructions

 

After defining your connections, you will see them in connection manager:

 

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You can now select any connection and click

Connect - Connect to the selected Connection.

Disconnect - Disconnect from the selected Connection.

Edit - Edit the Connection settings.

Copy - Copy the selected Connection settings to a new Connection.

Delete - Delete the Connection

Info - Shows last 50 messages related to that connection (useful if connection fails)

Close - Close the connection window

Download Instruments - Downloads instrument information for the provider. See Working With Instruments section for more information.

 

When your connections have been set up, you can connect or disconnect to them. The background color identifies the connection status (as does the status column)

 

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Red - Connection Failed

Green - Connected

Sky Blue - Connecting

 

If a connection fails to connect you will see the Error Window appear:

 

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The amount of information given about a connection failure depends on the provider. To see more information about the login failure, click on the "Info" window on Connection Manager to see the last 50 messages for that provider:

 

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