How to use the command line interface

Query Orderbook

Note: This page describes how to use the 'mtcli' command line executable. This binary is currently available for Linux only

To use mtcli from the command line, you must have a synced Microtick node and you need to set the MTROOT environment variable to the same directory your synced node is using, for example:

$ export MTROOT=$HOME/testnet

Usage

$ mtcli query microtick orderbook <market_id> [5minute, 15minute, 1hour, 4hour, 12hour]

Sum Backing: 100.000000000000000000fox
SumWeight: 131.348460330172166685quantity
Calls: [4093 4082]
Puts: [4093 4082]

Description

Returns a summary of all the quotes currently active on a certain market and time duration.

Output

Name

Description

Sum Backing

Sum of all the token backing of all quotes currently active on the orderbook.

Sum Weight

Sum of the weights (another name for quantity) of all quotes currently active on the orderbook. For an individual quote, weight (quantity) is equal to token backing / (10 * premium) where 10 is the hardcoded leverage factor.

Calls

List of active calls on the orderbook, from least expensive (as a call) to most expensive.

Puts

List of active puts on the orderbook, from least expensive (as a put) to most expensive.