Step 5: Choose Your Notification Preferences - 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 5: Choose Your Notification Preferences

Notifications update you on the latest status of your AWS Snowball jobs. You create an SNS topic and receive emails from Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS) as your job status changes.

To set up notifications
  1. In the Set notifications section, do one of the following:

    • If you want to use an existing SNS topic, choose Use an existing SNS topic, and choose the topic Amazon Resource Name (ARN) from the list.

    • If you want to create a new SNS topic, choose Create a new SNS topic. Enter a name for your topic and provide an email address.

  2. Choose Next.

The notification will be about one of the following states of your job:

  • Job created

  • Preparing device

  • Preparing shipment

  • In transit to you

  • Delivered to you

  • In transit to AWS

  • At sorting facility

  • At AWS

  • Importing

  • Completed

  • Canceled