Creating an AWS Snowball Edge Job - AWS Snowball Edge Developer Guide

Creating an AWS Snowball Edge Job

Regardless of the type of job you're creating for Snow Family Devices, there is a set of common tasks that you perform in the AWS Snow Family Management Console. These tasks include the following:

  • Creating a job

  • Monitoring the status of your job

  • Setting up the device

  • Unlocking the device

  • Transferring data

  • Returning the device

The following sections provide step-by-step instructions for performing these tasks. When there is a job type-specific consideration, it is called out specifically in a note.

You can use the AWS Snow Family Management Console to create and manage jobs. Depending on your use case, and regardless of your job type, the process for creating a new job in the Snow Family Console follows a standard workflow.

You can also create and manage jobs using the job management API. For more information, see the AWS Snowball API Reference.