Working with Amazon DataSync tasks - Amazon DataSync
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Working with Amazon DataSync tasks

A task describes where and how Amazon DataSync transfers data. Tasks consist of the following:

  • Source location – The storage system or service where DataSync transfers data from.

  • Destination location – The storage system or service where DataSync transfers data to.

  • Task settings – Options for configuring how your task behaves, such as how it verifies data, when it runs, and more. Some task settings are optional. For instance, you don't have to give your task a name.

  • Task executions – When you run a task, it's called a task execution.