Help with downloading IBKR history equity data using the Toolbox

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Hi,

After setting up LEAN for local development on Mac using docker & Pycharm, I now need to download some historical data for backtesting..

First, how do I get QuantConnect.ToolBox.exe for Mac?
Then, is there any complete guideline on how to set up what is needed to get equity data from IBKR? i could not find any reference for it.

 

Thanks,

 

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Hi Tomerii,

It's not currently possible to download equities data with the ToolBox. Refer to this GitHub Issue.

Furthermore, we don't have any guidelines at the moment for running the toolbox.

Best,
Derek Melchin

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