CreateReturnShippingLabel - AWS Snowball


Creates a shipping label that will be used to return the Snow device to AWS.

Request Syntax

{ "JobId": "string", "ShippingOption": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ID for a job that you want to create the return shipping label for; for example, JID123e4567-e89b-12d3-a456-426655440000.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 39.

Pattern: (M|J)ID[0-9a-f]{8}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{4}-[0-9a-f]{12}

Required: Yes


The shipping speed for a particular job. This speed doesn't dictate how soon the device is returned to AWS. This speed represents how quickly it moves to its destination while in transit. Regional shipping speeds are as follows:

Type: String


Required: No

Response Syntax

{ "Status": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The status information of the task on a Snow device that is being returned to AWS.

Type: String

Valid Values: InProgress | TimedOut | Succeeded | Failed


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


You get this exception when you call CreateReturnShippingLabel more than once when other requests are not completed.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Job or cluster creation failed. One or more inputs were invalid. Confirm that the CreateCluster:SnowballType value supports your CreateJob:JobType, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The action can't be performed because the job's current state doesn't allow that action to be performed.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The specified resource can't be found. Check the information you provided in your last request, and try again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


You get this exception if you call CreateReturnShippingLabel and a valid return shipping label already exists. In this case, use DescribeReturnShippingLabel to get the URL.

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: