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MS DOS Batch file copy file from FTP Site

Last Modified: 2013-12-09

I have no knowledge of MS DOS. However I have copied a Batch file & text file (both below) and tried adjusting it to what I require, which is simply to copy a file from an FTP site to my works G: drive. The DOS screen flicks up but does nothing. Also could someone please explain the first two lines of the Batch file?

Batch File

G:\Shared\Fixed Income\Sovereign\Mark\Scheduled Tasks
ftp -s:txtFTSE.scp data.ftse.com

txtFTSE file

prompt n
cd data/gilts/gilts_constituents
get BGCO1904.csv "G:\Shared\Fixed Income\Sovereign\Mark\FTP\BGCO1904.csv" overwrite

Many thanks,

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