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CloudBlockBlob.DownloadToStreamAsync Method (Stream, CancellationToken)

Updated: May 15, 2014

Initiates an asynchronous operation to download the contents of a blob to a stream.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.dll)

public Task DownloadToStreamAsync (
	Stream target,
	CancellationToken cancellationToken



A Stream object representing the target stream.


A CancellationToken to observe while waiting for a task to complete.

Return Value

A Task object that represents the asynchronous operation.

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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