CloudBlockBlob.StartCopyFromBlobAsync Method (CloudBlockBlob)

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

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<DoesServiceRequestAttribute> _
Public Function StartCopyFromBlobAsync ( _
    source As CloudBlockBlob _
) As Task(Of String)
[DoesServiceRequestAttribute] 
public Task<string> StartCopyFromBlobAsync (
    CloudBlockBlob source
)
[DoesServiceRequestAttribute] 
public:
Task<String^>^ StartCopyFromBlobAsync (
    CloudBlockBlob^ source
)

Parameters

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.

Platforms

Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

See Also

Reference

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