Updated: July 10, 2015
The Add Disk operation adds a disk to the user image repository. The disk can be an operating system disk or a data disk.
The Add Disk request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID.
The following table describes the request headers.
Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2012-03-01 or higher.
<Disk xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windowsazure" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"> <OS>operating-system-type</OS> <Label>disk-description</Label> <MediaLink>uri-of-the-containing-blob</MediaLink> <Name>disk-name</Name> </Disk>
The following table describes the elements of the request body.
Required. Specifies the operating system type of the disk.
Possible values are:
Required. Specifies the description of the disk.
Required. Specifies the location of the blob in storage where the vhd file for the disk is located. The storage account where the vhd is located must be associated with the specified subscription.
Required. Specifies a name for the disk. The name is used to identify the disk when you create Virtual Machines using the disk.
The response includes an HTTP status code and a set of response headers.
A successful operation returns status code 200 (OK).
The response for this operation includes the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.
A value that uniquely identifies a request made against the management service.