LME

LME

Adding an LME connection

To add an LME connection:

  1. Click Connections in the left navigation panel.
  2. Click +New Connection
  3. Configure the settings in the General Settings section:

    • Connection enabled: Check this setting to activate the connection. Uncheck to deactivate the connection.
    • Name: This is a required field for creating a connection.
    • Exchange: Select LME. Only one exchange is allowed per connection.
    • Use the default setting in the Type field.
  4. Configure the settings in the Additional Settings section.

  5. Configure the following LME (London Metals Exchange) settings per connection:

    • Primary IP — Sets the exchange-provided primary IP address for connecting the order session to the exchange. This is a required setting.
    • Primary Port — Sets the exchange-provided primary port for connecting the order session to the exchange. This is a required setting.
    • Sender Comp ID — Identifies the name of your firm in FIX Tag 49 in all outbound messages sent via the connection. This is an exchange-provided credential that is required for connecting the session. This is a required setting.
    • Session Password — Sets the exchange-provided session ID password for connecting to the exchange. Sent to the exchange as Tag 96. This is a required setting.
    • FAX Key — (Optional) Sets the 32 byte FAX key provided by the exchange. The FAX key is part of the LME Clearing Account value also provided by the exchange and identifies the exchange-assigned key used to encrypt the Session Password. This is a required setting.
  6. Click Create.

    You can review the connection settings in the Settings tab.

  7. Click the Accounts tab to assign an existing account to the connection. Multiple accounts can be added to a single connection.

    Note: The connection will not become active until at least one account is assigned.

  8. Click Save Changes.