CloudBlockBlob.StartCopyFromBlob Method (CloudBlockBlob, AccessCondition, AccessCondition, BlobRequestOptions, OperationContext)


Note: This API is now obsolete.

Begins an 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)


[ObsoleteAttribute("Deprecated this method in favor of StartCopy.")]
public string StartCopyFromBlob(
    CloudBlockBlob source,
    AccessCondition sourceAccessCondition = null,
    AccessCondition destAccessCondition = null,
    BlobRequestOptions options = null,
    OperationContext operationContext = null
<ObsoleteAttribute("Deprecated this method in favor of StartCopy.")>
Public Function StartCopyFromBlob (
    source As CloudBlockBlob,
    sourceAccessCondition As AccessCondition,
    destAccessCondition As AccessCondition,
    options As BlobRequestOptions,
    operationContext As OperationContext
) As String


Return Value

Type: System.String

The copy ID associated with the copy operation.


This method fetches the blob's ETag, last-modified time, and part of the copy state. The copy ID and copy status fields are fetched, and the rest of the copy state is cleared.

See Also

StartCopyFromBlob Overload
CloudBlockBlob Class
Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob Namespace

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