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I was able to connect to IB Gateway not too long ago and was able to run my automated strategy successfully. Now I have a VPS so I installed ninjatrader and I was trying to connect to ibgateway but it would not connect for some reason. Whenever I try to connect, it would open up the TWS credentials screen where it asked for username and pw and after I enter my UN and PW it logs off ibgateway and logs on to TWS. What am I doing wrong? Also I just have the Interactive Brokers API Server that shows "connected" on the "purpose" of ibgateway window instead of having 4 different ones, so I didn't have the API Client, Market Data Farm and Historical Data Farm. Those 3 are not showing at all, I know that sometimes they would show not connected but this time they're not there. Please advise. Thanks.

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Connect NinjaTrader 7 with IB Gateway - YouTube

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Does it work for you? I am just bombarded with login messages, nothing more

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Wondering if anyone has updated info on this, I see the YouTube video is from 2010
Also can anyone share their experiences with using IB gateway vs TWS?



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Wondering if anyone has updated info on this, I see the YouTube video is from 2010
Also can anyone share their experiences with using IB gateway vs TWS?



Hi Jio, I use TWSStart to connect IB and Ninjatrader. Note my only connection to these products is as a user. Website: Private Homepage for TWSStart

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