below is the information (some data changed to protect) that I hope is enough for someone to point me in the right direction of my blunder..
Connection info: (changed to protect)
Host name: ftp3.something.net
Server type: FTP (Remote port 21)
option batch on
option confirm off
#Connect using password
open ftp://myusername:firstname.lastname@example.org|AINET\aaaaFTP1 :21
#move to correct directory
option transfer binary
#Send file to ftp site
Error from log
. 2014-04-03 12:51:58.535 Connecting to ftp3.something.net ...
. 2014-04-03 12:51:58.551 The requested name is valid and was found in the database, but it does not have the correct associated data being resolved for.
. 2014-04-03 12:51:58.551 Connection failed.