Integrating your Kraken API keys with the Moonbit platform enhances your trading experience by allowing seamless communication between the two platforms. Here's how to set it up:
To make this work, make sure you have passed the verification
1. Setting Up on Kraken Pro
a. Login to Kraken Pro: Open your browser or mobile app and log in to your Kraken Pro account.
b. Access Settings: On the top right corner of your screen, you'll find the ‘Settings’ icon. Tap or click on it.
c. Create API Key: For the ‘Spot trading API’ section select the ‘Create API key’ option.
d. Permissions: You will be presented with a list of permissions. Make sure to only select the permissions that are highlighted in the instructions given to you. It is essential that you do not enable withdrawals for security reasons.
e. Enter Moonbit IP Addresses: In the field provided, insert the Moonbit whitelisted IP addresses. Ensure they are comma-separated without spaces. Please make sure not to copy below but copy from our application. To find the IP addresses use your Moonbit web or mobile app (see below for details).
f. Generate Key: Once you’ve input the IP addresses, click on the ‘Generate Key’ button. This will create your unique API key for Moonbit integration.
g. Copy Your API Key: After generation, copy your API keys immediately. It will include both a public and a private key.
2. Setting Up on Moonbit Platform
a. Open Moonbit: Start by launching your Moonbit mobile or web app.
b. Navigate to Settings: Once inside the app, tap or click on the ‘Settings’ option.
c. API Connections: Within the settings, you should see an option labelled ‘API connections’. Tap or click on it.
d. Add New Key: In this section, choose the option to ‘Add a new key’.
e. Select Exchange: A list of exchanges will appear. Make sure to select ‘Kraken’ from the list.
Whitelisted IP Addresses: After selecting Kraken, Moonbit will display its whitelisted IP addresses. Make a note of these addresses, as you will need to enter them into your Kraken Pro account.
3. Finalizing Integration on Moonbit
a. Enter Public Key: Return to the Moonbit platform and locate the ‘Public key’ field. Paste the public part of the API key you copied from Kraken Pro into this field.
b. Enter Private Key: Similarly, locate the ‘Private key’ field on Moonbit and paste the private part of the API key into it.
c. Name Your Connection: Optionally, you can give your Kraken-Moonbit connection a specific name for easy identification. This might be helpful if you have multiple connections.
d. Save and Confirm: Once you've filled in all necessary details, save the connection. It might take a few moments, but soon, your Kraken account should be integrated with Moonbit.
Note: Always ensure that you keep your API keys confidential. Do not share them with anyone, and avoid storing them in easily accessible locations.
Congratulations! You've now successfully integrated your Kraken API keys with the Moonbit platform. This integration will streamline your trading activities and offer a more cohesive experience across both platforms.