ICloudBlob.StartCopyFromBlob Method

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

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


Function StartCopyFromBlob ( _
    source As Uri, _
    <OptionalAttribute> Optional sourceAccessCondition As AccessCondition = Nothing, _
    <OptionalAttribute> Optional destAccessCondition As AccessCondition = Nothing, _
    <OptionalAttribute> Optional options As BlobRequestOptions = Nothing, _
    <OptionalAttribute> Optional operationContext As OperationContext = Nothing _
) As String
string StartCopyFromBlob (
    Uri source,
    [OptionalAttribute] AccessCondition sourceAccessCondition,
    [OptionalAttribute] AccessCondition destAccessCondition,
    [OptionalAttribute] BlobRequestOptions options,
    [OptionalAttribute] OperationContext operationContext
String^ StartCopyFromBlob (
    Uri^ source, 
    [OptionalAttribute] AccessCondition^ sourceAccessCondition, 
    [OptionalAttribute] AccessCondition^ destAccessCondition, 
    [OptionalAttribute] BlobRequestOptions^ options, 
    [OptionalAttribute] OperationContext^ operationContext


  • source
    The Uri of the source blob.
  • sourceAccessCondition
    An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the source blob.
  • destAccessCondition
    An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the destination blob.
  • options
    A BlobRequestOptions object that specifies additional options for the request. If null, default options are applied to the request.
  • operationContext
    An OperationContext object that represents the context for the current operation.

Return Value

The copy ID associated with the copy 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


ICloudBlob Interface
ICloudBlob Members
Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob Namespace