CloudPageBlob.StartCopyFromBlobAsync Method (CloudPageBlob, CancellationToken)

Initiates an asynchronous operation to start copying another blob's contents, properties, and metadata to this page blob.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.dll)


<DoesServiceRequestAttribute> _
Public Function StartCopyFromBlobAsync ( _
    source As CloudPageBlob, _
    cancellationToken As CancellationToken _
) As Task(Of String)
public Task<string> StartCopyFromBlobAsync (
    CloudPageBlob source,
    CancellationToken cancellationToken
Task<String^>^ StartCopyFromBlobAsync (
    CloudPageBlob^ source, 
    CancellationToken cancellationToken


  • cancellationToken
    A CancellationToken to observe while waiting for a task to complete.

Return Value

A Task object of type string that represents the asynchronous operation.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

See Also


CloudPageBlob Class
CloudPageBlob Members
Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob Namespace