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While a job's JobState value is New , you can update some of the information associated with a job. Once the job changes to a different job state, usually within 60 minutes of the job being created, this action is no longer available.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.


--job-id <value>
[--role-arn <value>]
[--notification <value>]
[--resources <value>]
[--address-id <value>]
[--shipping-option <value>]
[--description <value>]
[--snowball-capacity-preference <value>]
[--forwarding-address-id <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]


--job-id (string)

The job ID of the job that you want to update, for example JID123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000 .

--role-arn (string)

The new role Amazon Resource Name (ARN) that you want to associate with this job. To create a role ARN, use the CreateRole AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) API action.

--notification (structure)

The new or updated Notification object.

Shorthand Syntax:


JSON Syntax:

  "SnsTopicARN": "string",
  "JobStatesToNotify": ["New"|"PreparingAppliance"|"PreparingShipment"|"InTransitToCustomer"|"WithCustomer"|"InTransitToAWS"|"WithAWSSortingFacility"|"WithAWS"|"InProgress"|"Complete"|"Cancelled"|"Listing"|"Pending", ...],
  "NotifyAll": true|false

--resources (structure)

The updated JobResource object, or the updated JobResource object.

JSON Syntax:

  "S3Resources": [
      "BucketArn": "string",
      "KeyRange": {
        "BeginMarker": "string",
        "EndMarker": "string"
  "LambdaResources": [
      "LambdaArn": "string",
      "EventTriggers": [
          "EventResourceARN": "string"
  "Ec2AmiResources": [
      "AmiId": "string",
      "SnowballAmiId": "string"

--address-id (string)

The ID of the updated Address object.

--shipping-option (string)

The updated shipping option value of this job's ShippingDetails object.

Possible values:


--description (string)

The updated description of this job's JobMetadata object.

--snowball-capacity-preference (string)

The updated SnowballCapacityPreference of this job's JobMetadata object. The 50 TB Snowballs are only available in the US regions.

Possible values:

  • T50
  • T80
  • T100
  • T42
  • NoPreference

--forwarding-address-id (string)

The updated ID for the forwarding address for a job. This field is not supported in most regions.

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.