The free open source Brokertron Open Gateway for IB is available in place of the discontinued commercial product Brokertron Gateway for IB.


Brokertron Open Gateway for IB runs on your server as a Docker container, providing access to the Interactive Brokers socket API and VNC access to the IB Gateway Java GUI. A Docker installation can run on any Docker host, such as Ubuntu and Amazon Linux.

Example Installation

Brokertron Gateway runs on your Linux server. If you do not have a Linux server, consider the Amazon Web Services Free Usage Tier to run a server for free for one year. Follow the Example Installation for a regular installation enabling a Java servlet to connect to IB.