Substitute your data for the italics.
Brackets and bar are choices.
open :starts a connection at the >ftp prompt
bin :Binary and Ascii data and text.
asc :Binary and Ascii data and text.
! :Executes commands on local machine >!dir [enter]
lcd :Changes directories on the local machine .
ing [ip number / machine name] <enter>
Touches a location and reports back with info.
Some servers have ping turned off.
If you can ping the number but not the name, there's a DNS problem somewhere.
Make sure you can reach your own DNS.