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isconnection

Determine Bloomberg B-PIPE connection V3

Description

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v = isconnection(c) returns true (1) if c is a valid Bloomberg® V3 connection using the Bloomberg B-PIPE® C++ interface and false (0) otherwise.

Examples

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Create a Bloomberg B-PIPE connection using the IP address of the machine running the Bloomberg B-PIPE process. This example uses the Bloomberg B-PIPE C++ interface and assumes the following:

  • The authentication is Windows® authentication when you set authtype to 'OS_LOGON'.

  • The application name is blank because you are not connecting to Bloomberg B-PIPE using an application.

  • The IP address for the machine running the Bloomberg B-PIPE process is '111.11.11.112'.

  • The port number of the machine running the Bloomberg B-PIPE process is 8194.

c is a bloombergBPIPE object.

authtype = 'OS_LOGON';
appname = '';
ipaddress = {'111.11.11.112'};
port = 8194;

c = bloombergBPIPE(authtype,appname,ipaddress,port);

Validate the Bloomberg connection.

v = isconnection(c)
v =

     1

v returns true showing that the Bloomberg connection is valid.

Close the Bloomberg connection.

close(c)

Input Arguments

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Bloomberg B-PIPE connection, specified as a bloombergBPIPE object.

Introduced in R2021a