How to get the list of names of Azure blob files in a container

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Was thinking on how to list names of Azure Blob file names. Currently I am able to list all files with URL but I just need list of names. I want to avoid parsing names. Can you please see my below code and guide:

CloudStorageAccount backupStorageAccount = CloudStorageAccount.Parse(blobConectionString);

var backupBlobClient = backupStorageAccount.CreateCloudBlobClient();
var backupContainer = backupBlobClient.GetContainerReference(container);

var list = backupContainer.ListBlobs();
Jun 27, 2018 in Azure by null_void
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We can get some additional info like Size, Modified date and Name.

CloudStorageAccount backupStorageAccount = CloudStorageAccount.Parse(YOUR_CON_STRING);

var backupBlobClient = backupStorageAccount.CreateCloudBlobClient();
var backupContainer = backupBlobClient.GetContainerReference("CONTAINER");


var blobs = backupContainer.ListBlobs().OfType<CloudBlockBlob>().ToList();

foreach (var blob in blobs)
{
    string bName = blob.Name;
    long bSize = blob.Properties.Length;
    string bModifiedOn = blob.Properties.LastModified.ToString();        
}

Also you can download a specific file by Name.

// Download file by Name
 string fileName = "Your_file_name";
 CloudBlockBlob blobFile = backupContainer.GetBlockBlobReference(fileName);
 blobFile.DownloadToFile(@"d:\"+ fileName, System.IO.FileMode.Create);

Hope this helps!!

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answered Jun 27, 2018 by club_seesharp
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