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Connection Guide for NinjaTrader Forex Data

Please note that connectivity is only available through NinjaTrader 8


Connection Configuration Instructions

  1. NinjaTrader 8 must be installed
  2. Start NinjaTrader 8
  3. From the Control Center window, select the menu "Connections” > “configure”
  4. Connection Menu
  5. Select "NinjaTrader" from the list of “Available” connections > press the “add” text from the “Configured” section below
  6. Available Connections
  7. The Connection “Properties” section will be made available on the right side
  8. Enter your NinjaTrader credentials as per the image below:
    • Connection name: Create a name to identify your connection
    • Connect on start up: Enable if you want NinjaTrader to automatically establish a connection on start up
    • User name: Enter your NinjaTrader account user name
    • Password: Enter your NinjaTrader account password
    • Ask password on connect: Enable to require manually entering the password when connecting (Password field above will be disabled)
  9. Connection Properties
  10. Press OK

To connect to your account, go to the NinjaTrader Control Center window, select the menu "Connections" and then select your account “Connection name” you configured during step 6.

Connection Name

Once connected, you will see your connection highlighted in the connections menu per provider. There is also an aggregated connection status in the bottom left hand corner of the Control Center. For more information please see the "Connection Status" section of the help guide.

Connection Name