Standard Header

Tag

Name

Req

Type

Description

Example

8

BeginString

Y

String

Identifies the beginning of the message and protocol version.

8=FIX4.4

9

BodyLength

Y

Length

Message length, in bytes, forward to the CheckSum field.

9=286

35

MsgType

Y

String

Defines the message type (A=Logon, 0=Heartbeat, etc).

35=A

49

SenderCompID

Y

String

Identifier for the sender of the message.

49=acme.com

56

TargetCompID

Y

String

Identifier for the receiver of the message.

56=warner.com

34

MsgSeqNum

Y

SeqNum

The unique sequence number for the message within the current FIX session.
Resets at Logon, Logout and Disconnect.

34=13056

62

SendingTime

Y

UTCTimestamp

Time of message transmission (expressed in UTC - YYYYMMDD-HH:MM:SS.sss).

52=20210413-05:51:15.877

Note that in order to successfully connect to the Amberdata's server, you need to:

  • use the string Amberdata as the TargetCompID
  • use your API key as the SenderCompId