The Microsoft Azure Import/Export service exposes a REST API to enable programmatic control of import/export jobs. You can use the REST API to perform all of the import/export operations that you can perform with the Azure portal. Additionally, you can use the REST API to perform certain granular operations, such as querying the percentage completion of a job, which is not currently available in the Azure classic portal.
See Using the Microsoft Azure Import/Export service to Transfer Data to Blob Storage for an overview of the Import/Export service and a tutorial that demonstrates how to use the classic portal to create and manage import and export jobs.
The Azure Import/Export service is a resource provider for Azure Resource Manager and provides a set of REST APIs at the following HTTPS endpoint for managing import/export jobs:
Requests to the Import/Export service must specify the
api-version parameter and set its value to