Get Package

 

Updated: June 29, 2015

The Get Package operation retrieves a cloud service package for a deployment and stores the package files in Microsoft Azure Blob storage.

The following package files are placed in storage:

  • Service configuration file - The cloud service configuration file (.cscfg) provides configuration settings for the cloud service and individual roles, including the number of role instances.

  • Service package - The service package (.cspkg) contains the application code and the service definition file.

The Get Package request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID, <cloudservice-name> with the name of the cloud service, <deployment-slot> with staging or production, or <deployment-name> with the name of the deployment.

Method

Request URI

POST

https://management.core.windows.net/<subscription-id>/services/hostedservices/<cloudservice-name>/deployments/<deployment-name>/package

POST

https://management.core.windows.net/<subscription-id>/services/hostedservices/<cloudservice-name>/deploymentslots/<deployment-slot>/package

URI Parameter

Description

containerUri=<container-uri>

Required. Specifies the URI of the container to which the packages will be saved.

overwriteExisting=<overwriteExisting>

Optional. Specifies whether an existing package in the storage container should be overwritten. If true the packages with the same names under the specified storage container will be overwritten; otherwise false.

The following table describes the request headers.

Request Header

Description

x-ms-version

Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2012-03-01 or higher.

ContentLength

Required. Must be set to 0.

The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.

A successful operation returns status code 202 (Accepted).

The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.

Response Header

Description

x-ms-request-id

A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.

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