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Update OS Image

Update OS Image


Updated: July 10, 2015

The Update OS Image operation updates an OS Image in the image repository that is associated with the specified subscription.

The Update OS Image request may be specified as follows. Replace <subscription-id> with the subscription ID and <image-name> with the name of the OS Image to be updated.


Request URI


The following table describes the request headers.

Request Header



Required. Specifies the version of the operation to use for this request. This header should be set to 2012-08-01 or higher.

The format of the request body is as follows:

<OSImage xmlns="" xmlns:i="">

The following table describes the elements of the request body.

Element Name



Required. Specifies the friendly name of the image to be updated. You cannot use this operation to update images provided by the Microsoft Azure platform.


Optional. Specifies the End User License Agreement that is associated with the image. The value for this element is a string, but it is recommended that the value be a URL that points to a EULA.


Optional. Specifies the description of the OS Image.


Optional. Specifies a value that can be used to group OS Images.


Optional. Specifies the date when the OS Image was added to the image repository.


Optional. Specifies the URI that points to a document that contains the privacy policy related to the OS Image.


Optional. Specifies the Uri to the icon that is displayed for the image in the Management Portal.


Optional. Specifies the size to use for the virtual machine that is created from the OS Image.


Specifies the URI to the small icon that is displayed when the image is presented in the Management Portal.

The SmallIconUri element is only available using version 2013-03-01 or higher.


Specifies the language of the image.

The Language element is only available using version 2013-03-01 or higher.

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.

Response Header



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

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