Creating a Snowball Edge Job - Amazon Snowball Edge Developer Guide
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Creating a Snowball Edge Job

Regardless of the type of job that you're creating for Snowball Edge, there is a set of common tasks that you perform in the Amazon 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 Amazon 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 Amazon Snow Family Management Console follows a standard workflow.

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