AWS Import/Export
Developer Guide

Creating Export Manifests

You provide your job information and specify how to transfer your data between your storage device and AWS by creating a manifest file. The manifest file is a YAML-formatted text file. It consists of a set of name-value pairs that supply required information such as your device ID, log bucket, return address, and so on. For more information about YAML, go to

Import and export manifest files use a common set of options and also options that are unique to each type.

A set of customs manifest file options is required for any storage device shipped internationally.

For a complete list of manifest options, go to Manifest File Options Reference.