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CloudBlobContainer.GetPageBlobReference Method

Updated: April 24, 2013

[This topic is part of the Windows Azure Storage Client Library 1.7, which has been deprecated. The current recommended version is Storage Client Library 3.0.]

Gets a reference to a page blob in this container.

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


public CloudPageBlob GetPageBlobReference (
	string blobAddressUri



Type: System.String

The URI of the blob relative to the container.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.CloudPageBlob

A reference to a page blob.

The blobAddressUri parameter is the URI of the page blob relative to the container. For example, consider the following code sample:

public CloudPageBlob GetCloudPageBlob(string storageAccountName, string key)
    // Create a reference to the storage account.
    StorageCredentialsAccountAndKey storageCredentials = new StorageCredentialsAccountAndKey(storageAccountName, key);
    CloudStorageAccount storageAccount = new CloudStorageAccount(storageCredentials, false);

    // Create a reference to a blob container and a page blob within the container.
    CloudBlobClient blobClient = storageAccount.CreateCloudBlobClient();
    CloudBlobContainer container = blobClient.GetContainerReference("mycontainer");
    CloudPageBlob myBlob = container.GetPageBlobReference("myblob");

    return myBlob;

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

Target Platforms

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