How to set up Bloomberg client with authentication
How do I set up Bloomberg client (Bloomberg Professional Trial Account)?
Authenticating Bloomberg client using SOCKS Authentication
Install and setup Bloomberg client using SOCKS version 5 Authentication
Make sure that the Bloomberg client is configured as follows:
This is all you need to do on the Bloomberg client.
In the Management Console, select Configuration > Services > Proxy Services > Socks and set intercept on port 1080 (explicit).
Leave the Socks Proxy settings at default (Configuration > Proxy Settings > Socks Proxy).
In the VPM, create a Web Access layer and name it something like Bloombery Web Access. Create the following rules: Source ANY, Destination ANY, Service TCP tunneling over SOCKS, Action ALLOW Source ANY, Destination ANY, Service ALL SOCKS, Action ALLOW
This ia an optional step (SOCKS compression may need to be disabled in some cases.The CPL policy should include the linesocks.accelerate(no).) In the policy file, insert the following code: <Proxy> socks.accelerate(no)