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I'm using Freesshd and putty's psftp to transfer files. Now, I can use get and it works. But if I try to use a wild card get *.zip, I receive an error open for read: permission denied.

How do I use the wildcard to get all the remote zip files?

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For putting or transferring multiple files use mput and mget.

See .

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