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CloudPageBlob.StartCopyFromBlob Method (Uri, AccessCondition, AccessCondition, BlobRequestOptions, OperationContext)

Updated: May 15, 2014

Starts an operation to start copying another page blob's contents, properties, and metadata to this page blob.

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

<DoesServiceRequestAttribute> _
Public Function StartCopyFromBlob ( _
	source As Uri, _
	<OptionalAttribute> Optional sourceAccessCondition As AccessCondition = Nothing, _
	<OptionalAttribute> Optional destAccessCondition As AccessCondition = Nothing, _
	<OptionalAttribute> Optional options As BlobRequestOptions = Nothing, _
	<OptionalAttribute> Optional operationContext As OperationContext = Nothing _
) As String



The Uri of the source blob.


An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the source blob. If null, no condition is used.


An AccessCondition object that represents the access conditions for the destination blob. If null, no condition is used.


A BlobRequestOptions object that specifies additional options for the request. If null, default options are applied to the request.


An OperationContext object that represents the context for the current operation.

Return Value

The copy ID associated with the copy operation.

This method fetches the blob's ETag, last-modified time, and part of the copy state. The copy ID and copy status fields are fetched, and the rest of the copy state is cleared.

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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