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BlobRequest.AddMetadata Method (HttpWebRequest, NameValueCollection)

Updated: April 24, 2013

[This topic is part of the Microsoft Azure Storage Client Library 1.7, which has been deprecated. See Storage Client Library for the latest version.]

Adds user-defined metadata to the request as one or more name-value pairs.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.Protocol
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.dll)

Dim request As HttpWebRequest
Dim metadata As NameValueCollection

BlobRequest.AddMetadata(request, metadata)

public static void AddMetadata (
	HttpWebRequest request,
	NameValueCollection metadata



Type: System.Net.HttpWebRequest

The web request.


Type: System.Collections.Specialized.NameValueCollection

The user-defined metadata.

For more details about this API, see the topics on the equivalent REST APIs in See Also > Other Resources.

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, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012


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