In order to connect your account from Kraken Exchange to Vestinda, you first need an API KEY.

An API KEY is a secure way to allow Vestinda to read your balance and automate investments. It acts as a secret authentication token and you can control the level of access. Vestinda needs read access to track your portfolio and trading access to automate your investments. No withdrawal access is needed; we recommend you keep this permission unselected.

Create an API key in Kraken

Step 1: Login to your Kraken account and go to Security > API section from the menu. If you don’t have a Kraken account yet, consider opening one here.

API KEY Menu Kraken

 

Step 2: Once you got to the API key management list, first click on Add Key.

 

Step 3: On the new page, choose a name for your API Key, something like Vestinda to identify it easier. Then select all Key Permissions for Trading and Reading data. You can select all other than Withdraw Funds. Once done, click on Generate key button. Make sure you only use this API KEY inside Vestinda app.

API KEY Menu Kraken

 

Step 4: Once you click the Generate key button, copy API Key and Private Key from the screen that is shoing next.

API KEY Menu Kraken

 

Connect Kraken with Vestinda using the API KEY

Now that you have an API key, you can take advantage of the power of Vestinda by connecting your Kraken Exchange.

You can do this in a simple step in your Vestinda Account area. Copy the API Key and Secret Key from Kraken and enter those in Vestinda.

API KEY Menu Kraken