Docker Installation Guide - Adding API Keys¶
While paper trading in Hummingbot doesn't require API keys, live trading does. This guide will help you connect your exchange API keys to Hummingbot for real-time trading.
Generate API Keys¶
First, you need to generate API keys from the exchange you wish to connect. Each exchange has its own setup process.
Check the Connectors list for a list of exchanges that are currently integrated with Hummingbot
Please always keep your API keys secure and do not share them.
Connect API keys to Hummingbot¶
In the Hummingbot run the
connect command for the exchange we want to connect to. In this case for Binance use the command below -
You should get a prompt to enter in your API keys - you can use the following commands below to paste them into the Hummingbot terminal. Note that
CTRL + V doesn't work and you'll get a
Pyperclip error in the log panel if you try to use it.
SHIFT + RMB (right-mouse button)
SHIFT + INS
After entering your API keys you should get a success message if everything went through okay. You can also confirm by running the
connect command again and check that both columns next to Binance are showing
Now your Binance API keys are connected to Hummingbot. Repeat these steps for other exchanges as needed.
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Thank you once again for joining us on this journey. I hope the knowledge you've gained here serves you well in your trading endeavors. All the best with your future trading bot projects!