Standard Trailers

Standard Trailers for FIX on the Zero Hash CLOB.

In the FIX protocol, a standard trailer is a section appended to the end of every message, providing essential information for message validation and integrity verification. The standard trailer comprises specific fields that ensure the completeness and accuracy of the transmitted message.

TagField NameRequiredNote
10CheckSumYesThree byte checksum calculated by summing every byte in the message up to and not including the checksum field itself

The standard trailer is to ensure the integrity of FIX messages, as it allows the recipient to verify the message's completeness and accuracy. It provides a checksum that enables quick validation of the message's integrity, helping to detect any potential errors or tampering during transmission.