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CloudStorageAccountStorageClientExtensions.CreateCloudBlobClient Method

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.]

Creates a new Blob service client.

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

Dim account As CloudStorageAccount
Dim returnValue As CloudBlobClient

returnValue = CloudStorageAccountStorageClientExtensions.CreateCloudBlobClient(account)

public static CloudBlobClient CreateCloudBlobClient (
	CloudStorageAccount account



Type: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.CloudStorageAccount

The storage account.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient.CloudBlobClient

A client object that specifies the Blob service endpoint.

The following code example creates client objects for each of the storage services.

static void GetClientObjects()
    //Parse a connection string and return a reference to the storage account.
    CloudStorageAccount storageAccount = CloudStorageAccount.Parse(ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["StorageAccountConnectionString"]);

    //Create a client for the Blob service.
    CloudBlobClient blobClient = storageAccount.CreateCloudBlobClient();

    //Create a client for the Queue service.
    CloudQueueClient queueClient = storageAccount.CreateCloudQueueClient();

    //Create a client for the Blob service.
    CloudTableClient tableClient = storageAccount.CreateCloudTableClient();

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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