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Where to find Ninja Trader 8 Machine ID

The Ninja Trader 8 Machine ID is used for licensing Quick Trade Ninja(QTN). To find your Machine ID, go to the Ninja Trader 8 Control Center, click on "Help" in the top menu bar, and then click "About". You'll see the following screen, which includes your Machine ID.

This Machine ID is based upon your computer configuration, and is usually unique, however, there is the possibility that it could be the same as another QTN user. If this happens, you will be instructed by the QTN support team to follow the instructions below to generate a unique Machine ID for your QTN license.

  1. Go to the NinjaTrader Control Center, click "Help" in the top menu bar, and then click “3rd Party Licensing”

  2. In the “Vendor name” field please enter: SimplyTechnology.

  3. In the “User defined ID” field please enter your last name in all lowercase letters.

  4. After clicking the “Submit” button please send an email to with the newly generated Machine ID

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