Version 2018-11-09

The 2018-11-09 service version includes the following features.

  • The Get Share Stats api now returns the approximate size in bytes, instead of gigabytes.
  • A new API Put Page From URL allows pages in a page blob to be written using a range of another blob as a source. This permits synchronous server-side copies to be orchestrated for page blobs of any size.
  • A new API Append Block From URL allows blocks in an append block to be committed using a range of another blob as a source. This permits synchronous server-side copies to be orchestrated for append blobs of any size.
  • A new API Copy Blob From URL allows block blob a to be copied synchronously using a URL as a source. This API has a maximum size of 256 MB and preserves metadata and block list.
  • Shared Access Signatures can now be scoped to an individual blob snapshot resource. See Constructing A Service SAS for more information.
  • Shared Access Signature string-to-sign construction has changed for all SAS tokens being created with a service version of 2018-11-09.
  • A new API List-Handles allows for the listing of open handles of a file or directory.
  • A new API Force-Close-Handles allows for the forcible closing of open handles of a file or directory.