Step 6: Download AWS OpsHub - AWS Snowball

This guide is in the process of being deprecated and will no longer be updated.

The first-generation 80 TB Snowball device is no longer available. Use the Snowball Edge storage optimized devices for all data transfer jobs. For Snowball Edge documentation, see the AWS Snowball Edge Developer Guide.

Step 6: Download AWS OpsHub

The Snow Family devices offer a user-friendly tool, AWS OpsHub for Snow Family, that you can use to manage your devices and local AWS services.

With AWS OpsHub installed on your client computer, you can perform tasks such as the following:

  • Unlocking and configuring single or clustered devices

  • Transferring files

  • Launching and managing instances running on Snow Family devices.

To download and install AWS OpsHub for Snow Family
  1. On the AWS Snow Family Management Console, in the Download AWS OpsHub section, choose Get AWS OpsHub. You are redirected to the AWS Snowball resources website.

  2. In the AWS OpsHub section, choose Download for your operating system, and follow the installation steps. When you are finished, choose Next.