Cash Market Readiness Newsflash | Decommissioning of FIX Gateway 4.2 trading sessions and FIX Gateway back office sessions on 1 October 2021

Release date: 08 Sep 2021

Cash Market Readiness Newsflash | Decommissioning of FIX Gateway 4.2 trading sessions and FIX Gateway back office sessions on 1 October 2021

Dear Cash Market Participant,

With this Newsflash we would like to remind you about the upcoming decommissioning of the FIX Gateway 4.2 trading session and FIX Gateway back office sessions on 1 October 2021

As previously announced in Xetra Circular 011/21, Deutsche Börse will decommission the support of the existing FIX Gateway back-office sessions and the FIX Gateway 4.2 trading sessions on 1 October 2021 prior to the introduction of T7 Release 10.0 (simulation start on 13 September 2021 and production launch on 22 November 2021).

Please keep in mind that T7 Release 10.0 will support only FIX version 4.4, both for the existing FIX gateway and for the new FIX LF interface. Furthermore, the Self-Match Prevention (SMP) feature will only be offered for the new FIX LF interface. 

Support for the existing FIX Gateway back-office sessions and the FIX Gateway 4.2 trading sessions in the simulation environment has already ended on 31 August 2021. 

The ordering of FIX LF trading sessions for simulation has started already on 31 August 2021. Production FIX LF trading sessions can be ordered from 19 November 2021 onwards. 

We strongly recommend that participants who are still using existing FIX gateway back office sessions to immediately order new FIX LF back office sessions (Simulation and Production).

In addition, participants using FIX version 4.2 trading session must ensure that their applications are adapted to FIX version 4.4 prior to 1 October 2021. 

Due to technical reasons, it will not be possible to perform a session logon for the FIX LF trading sessions in the production environment prior to the launch of T7 Release 10.0. The earliest possible opportunity to perform a FIX LF trading session login in the production environment will be during the connection test for T7 Release 10.0 on Saturday, 20 November 2021.

For more information regarding transition phases for T7 FIX LF back office and trading sessions and the decommissioning of existing FIX gateway, please refer to the Xetra Circulars 011/21 and 061/21

All details concerning the FIX LF interface are outlined in the FIX LF Manual located under Technology > T7 trading architecture > System documentation > Release 10.0

Learn now more about T7 Release 10.0 on our aforementioned initiative page where system documentation, circulars, timeline and much more information is available for you.

If you have any questions, please contact your Technical Key Account Manager via your VIP Number or send an e-mail to cts@deutsche-boerse.com.

Kind regards,

Your Client Services Team
 

Recipients:

All Xetra® Members and Vendors, all Xetra Central Coordinators

Contact:

Your Technical Key Account Manager via VIP Number or cts@deutsche-boerse.com

Related circulars:

 

Xetra Circulars 011/21 and 061/21

Web:

 Technology > T7 trading architecture > System documentation > Release 10.0

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