VirtualMachineOperationsExtensions.CaptureAsync Method

Asynchronously creates a copy of the operating disk that is deployed in a Virtual Machine and registers the copy as an image in the user image repository.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.Compute
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.Compute (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Management.Compute.dll)

Dim operations As IVirtualMachineOperations
Dim serviceName As String
Dim deploymentName As String
Dim virtualMachineName As String
Dim parameters As VirtualMachineCaptureParameters
Dim returnValue As Task(Of OperationResponse)

returnValue = VirtualMachineOperationsExtensions.CaptureAsync(operations, serviceName, deploymentName, virtualMachineName, parameters)

public static Task<OperationResponse> CaptureAsync (
	IVirtualMachineOperations operations,
	string serviceName,
	string deploymentName,
	string virtualMachineName,
	VirtualMachineCaptureParameters parameters
/** @attribute ExtensionAttribute() */ 
public static Task<OperationResponse> CaptureAsync (
	IVirtualMachineOperations operations, 
	String serviceName, 
	String deploymentName, 
	String virtualMachineName, 
	VirtualMachineCaptureParameters parameters
public static function CaptureAsync (
	operations : IVirtualMachineOperations, 
	serviceName : String, 
	deploymentName : String, 
	virtualMachineName : String, 
	parameters : VirtualMachineCaptureParameters
) : Task<OperationResponse>



The IVirtualMachineOperations object that specifies the operations for managing Virtual Machines.


The name of the cloud service that contains the Virtual Machine.


The name of the deployment.


The name of the Virtual Machine from which the image should be captured.


The VirtualMachineCaptureParameters object that contains the parameters that are used to capture an image from a Virtual Machine.

Return Value

An OperationResponse object that includes an HTTP status code and request ID.

For more information about capturing images, see the following 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

Target Platforms