Polaris provides both a primary and a secondary site. Clients may choose to connect to the secondary site for a session; there is no additional session cost.
The FIX Test environment is accessed via the internet. The Client Certification environment is accessed via NYSE IGN.
Polaris requires MPID on the New Order – Single message, and passes this on to NYSE. Polaris supports Sub-MPID and Agency as optional fields on the New Order – Single message; and Sub-MPID is also passed on to NYSE. Badge# is not supported on the New Order – Single message. Please see the Polaris FIX Specification for details.
As defined in the Polaris FIX Specification, you will put your Client identifier into FIX tag 115 for New Order – Single messages. This must be the client identifier used for CAT reporting. Please see the Polaris FIX Specification for details.
Polaris supports up to 5000 trading messages per second, per FIX session. Please contact Pragma for more detail on capacity, such as system constraints.