CloudBlob.StartCopy(Uri, AccessCondition, AccessCondition, BlobRequestOptions, OperationContext) Method

Definition

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

[Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.DoesServiceRequest]
public virtual string StartCopy (Uri source, Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition sourceAccessCondition = null, Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition destAccessCondition = null, Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob.BlobRequestOptions options = null, Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.OperationContext operationContext = null);
abstract member StartCopy : Uri * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob.BlobRequestOptions * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.OperationContext -> string
override this.StartCopy : Uri * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.AccessCondition * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob.BlobRequestOptions * Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.OperationContext -> string

Parameters

source
Uri

The Uri of the source blob.

sourceAccessCondition
AccessCondition

An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the source blob. If null, no condition is used.

destAccessCondition
AccessCondition

An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the destination blob. If null, no condition is used.

options
BlobRequestOptions

A BlobRequestOptions object that specifies additional options for the request. If null, default options are applied to the request.

operationContext
OperationContext

An OperationContext object that represents the context for the current operation.

Returns

String

The copy ID associated with the copy operation.

Attributes

Remarks

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.

Applies to