CloudBlockBlob.DownloadToStreamAsync Method (Stream, CancellationToken)

Initiates an asynchronous operation to download the contents of a blob to a stream.

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


<DoesServiceRequestAttribute> _
Public Function DownloadToStreamAsync ( _
    target As Stream, _
    cancellationToken As CancellationToken _
) As Task
public Task DownloadToStreamAsync (
    Stream target,
    CancellationToken cancellationToken
virtual Task^ DownloadToStreamAsync (
    Stream^ target, 
    CancellationToken cancellationToken
) sealed


  • target
    A Stream object representing the target stream.
  • cancellationToken
    A CancellationToken to observe while waiting for a task to complete.

Return Value

A Task object 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


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