How to scp multiple files from remote to local on Linux?

With scp, copying several files such as file1 file2 to remote site can be passed by command line like

$ scp file1 file2 user@remote:

But how to scp multiple files from remote to local on Linux?

You can do similar things by at least 2 method with scp:

$ scp user@remote:file{1,2} ./

$ scp user@remote:"file1 file2" ./

Or for a list of files in the same naming format like file1, file2, … file9:

$ scp user@remote:file? ./
Answered by Eric Z Ma.

Eric Z Ma

Eric is a father and systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.

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