Add Blob Container to Storage Account

You can add a blob container to the specified Azure storage account.

Request

To add a blob container, send the HTTP POST request to the /cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/{azureStorageId}/containers endpoint.

HTTP Request

POST https://<hostname>/api/v2/cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/{azureStorageId}/containers

Request Headers

The request contains the following headers.

Header

Required

Value

Description

Authorization

Required

Bearer <Access-Token>

Authenticates a client who sends the request to the server. Must contain the access token for the current logon session in the Bearer <Access-Token> format.

Request Body

To add a blob container, send the following parameters in the request body.

Parameter

Type

Description

name

string

Specifies a name of the blob container.

Set the parameter values in the following format:

{

  "name": "string"

}

Response

The server returns the following response to the client.

Response Codes

A successfully completed operation returns a response code 200 (OK).

Response Headers

The response to this request contains the following headers. The response may also include additional standard HTTP headers.

Header

Value

Description

Content-length

integer

Identifies the length of the response body message, in bytes.

Content-type

  • application/json
  • application/problem+json

Identifies the media type of the response body message.

Response Body

In the response body, Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure returns a representation of the added blob container. The StorageAccount schema is used for the resource representation.

Add Blob Container to Storage AccountExample

The following request adds a blob container to the Azure storage account with the ID 5i6k9o4s4tf9pfnx4rct6fqg9ruf8oyznrpmyutjrfbne3p4wjeo.

Request:

POST https://51.11.247.127/api/v2/cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/5i6k9o4s4tf9pfnx4rct6fqg9ruf8oyznrpmyutjrfbne3p4wjeo/containers

 

Request Header:

Authorization: Bearer <Access-Token>

Content-Type: application/json

 

Request Body:

{

 "name": "new_blob_container"

}

 

Response:

201

 

Response Body:

{

 "offset": 0,

 "limit": 200,

 "totalCount": 1,

 "results": [

   {

     "name": "new_blob_container",

     "_links": {

       "self": {

         "href": "https://51.11.247.127/api/v2/cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/5i6k9o4s4tf9pfnx4rct6fqg9ruf8oyznrpmyutjrfbne3p4wjeo/container/bootdiagnostics-vba828a4f-a61ce016-d7da-47d8-b745-fe373802aaff"

       },

       "folders": {

         "href": "https://51.11.247.127/api/v2/cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/5i6k9o4s4tf9pfnx4rct6fqg9ruf8oyznrpmyutjrfbne3p4wjeo/containers/bootdiagnostics-vba828a4f-a61ce016-d7da-47d8-b745-fe373802aaff/folders"

       }

     }

   }

 ],

 "_links": {

   "self": {

     "href": "https://51.11.247.127/api/v2/cloudInfrastructure/storageAccounts/5i6k9o4s4tf9pfnx4rct6fqg9ruf8oyznrpmyutjrfbne3p4wjeo/containers?offset=0&limit=200"

   }

 }

}

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