OATS Reportable Securities File Retrieval Instructions

The Start of Day (SOD) and End of Day (EOD) reportable securities list may be downloaded either via typing in the URL(s) for the associated list in one of the supported browsers or via command line FTP. Listed below is the specific sequence of command required to retrieve the two lists. Additionally any utility or programmatic method that supports standard anonymous FTP exchanges can be used to retrieve the lists.

 

Command sequence to perform retrieval of OATS Reportable Start of Day List

 

Enter the following commands from the windows command prompt.
 

Command Response

FTP oatsreportable.finra.org

Response:
Connected to oatsreportable.finra.org.
220 Microsoft FTP Service
User (oatsreportable.finra.org:(none)):

Anonymous

Response:
331 Anonymous access allowed, send identity (e-mail name) as password.
Password:

Anonymous

230 Anonymous user logged in.
ftp>

get oatsreportablesecurities-SOD.txt

200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for oatsreportablesecurities-SOD.txt(1448
258 bytes).
226 Transfer complete.
ftp: 1448258 bytes received in 2.05Seconds 707.50Kbytes/sec.
ftp>

bye

 

 

 

Command sequence to perform retrieval of OATS Reportable End of Day List

 

Enter the following commands from the windows command prompt.
 

Command Response

FTP oatsreportable.finra.org

Response:
Connected to oatsreportable.finra.org.
220 Microsoft FTP Service
User (oatsreportable.finra.org:(none)):

Anonymous

Response:
331 Anonymous access allowed, send identity (e-mail name) as password.
Password:

Anonymous

230 Anonymous user logged in.
ftp>

get oatsreportablesecurities-EOD.txt

200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for oatsreportablesecurities-EOD.txt(1448
258 bytes).
226 Transfer complete.
ftp: 1448258 bytes received in 2.05Seconds 707.50Kbytes/sec.
ftp>

bye