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Alpaca Paper Trading giving "Authorization Violation" during algorithm initialization

Hi,

I'm trying out an algo on Alpaca Paper Trading account from QuantConnect. However, QuantConnectgiving "Authorization Violation" during algorithm initialization.

Any immediate help is much appreciated.

Thanks & Regards,

Aditya Pasumarthi

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Hi Aditya,

According to this GitHub issue, "The Polygon market data API only becomes available once you have funded a brokerage account on Alpaca. After you've funded your account, you can use the Polygon API with both paper and live API keys." In our Alpaca Brokerage initialization, we initialize a polygon client. Therefore if your account is not funded, "Authorization Violation" would occur.

Please fund your account and try again. For any live trading issues, please send us emails at support@quantconnect.com. Thanks for your support!

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