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Actions, Resources, and Condition Keys for AWS Snowball

AWS Snowball (service prefix: snowball) provides the following service-specific resources, actions, and condition context keys for use in IAM permission policies.

Actions Defined by AWS Snowball

You can specify the following actions in the Action element of an IAM policy statement. By using policies, you define the permissions for anyone performing an operation in AWS. When you use an action in a policy, you usually allow or deny access to the API operation or CLI command with the same name. However, in some cases, a single action controls access to more than one operation. Alternatively, some operations require several different actions. For details about the columns in the following table, see The Actions Table.

Actions Description Access Level Resource Types (*required) Condition Keys Dependent Actions
CancelCluster Cancels a cluster job.

Write

CancelJob Cancels the specified job.

Write

CreateAddress Creates an address for a Snowball to be shipped to.

Write

CreateCluster Creates an empty cluster.

Write

CreateJob Creates a job to import or export data between Amazon S3 and your on-premises data center.

Write

DescribeAddress Takes an AddressId and returns specific details about that address in the form of an Address object.

Read

DescribeAddresses Returns a specified number of ADDRESS objects.

List

DescribeCluster Returns information about a specific cluster including shipping information, cluster status, and other important metadata.

Read

DescribeJob Returns information about a specific job including shipping information, job status, and other important metadata.

Read

GetJobManifest Returns a link to an Amazon S3 presigned URL for the manifest file associated with the specified JobId value.

Read

GetJobUnlockCode Returns the UnlockCode code value for the specified job.

Read

GetSnowballUsage Returns information about the Snowball service limit for your account, and also the number of Snowballs your account has in use.

Read

ListClusterJobs Returns an array of JobListEntry objects of the specified length.

List

ListClusters Returns an array of ClusterListEntry objects of the specified length.

List

ListJobs Returns an array of JobListEntry objects of the specified length.

List

UpdateCluster While a cluster's ClusterState value is in the AwaitingQuorum state, you can update some of the information associated with a cluster.

Write

UpdateJob While a job's JobState value is New, you can update some of the information associated with a job.

Write

Resources Defined by Snowball

Snowball has no service-defined resources that can be used as the Resource element of an IAM policy statement.

Condition Keys for AWS Snowball

Snowball has no service-specific context keys that can be used in the Condition element of policy statements. For the list of the global context keys that are available to all services, see Available Keys for Conditions in the IAM Policy Reference.