attempting to access account thru JSON API - getting error: session required

Feb 22, 2018 at 22:11
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Member Since Sep 25, 2012   7 posts
Feb 22, 2018 at 22:11
Hi I posted this yesterday and it seems to have gone missing, so trying again today.

I am trying access my account data with the Webrequest and for the logon request, I am getting a message saying session is required. However, the session is not required according to the documentation and that the session is returned for further calls after.

Any ideas?
Enter Boldy
Member Since Jan 05, 2016   1189 posts
Jul 16, 2018 at 00:49



You need to correctly send your login information.
That is how you generate your session.

Here is the link to the API.
https://www.myfxbook.com/api







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Member Since Sep 25, 2012   7 posts
Jul 19, 2018 at 00:25
thanks for the reply.

I understood, as you suggest, that a login is required to get a session. When I do a login, the error message says I need a session to do a login. Makes no sense.

Thanks.
Enter Boldy
Member Since Jan 19, 2021   7 posts
Jan 26, 2021 at 12:13
It may work for you:

Request = 'https://www.myfxbook.com/api/login.json?email=username&password=password'
response = requests.get(Request, verify = False)
data = response.json()
Session = data['session']
path = ('https://www.myfxbook.com/api/get-community-outlook.json?session=' + Session)
response = requests.get(path, verify = False)
Member Since Dec 16, 2020   13 posts
Mar 18, 2021 at 09:26
You should contact the platform or their team for this.
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