Receiving the Snowball Edge - Amazon Snowball Edge Developer Guide
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Receiving the Snowball Edge

When you receive the Amazon Snowball Edge device, you might notice that it doesn't come in a box. The device is its own physically rugged shipping container. When the device first arrives, inspect it for damage or obvious tampering. If you notice anything that looks suspicious about the device, don't connect it to your internal network. Instead, contact Amazon Web Services Support and inform them of the issue so that a new device can be shipped to you.

Important

The Amazon Snowball Edge device is the property of Amazon. Tampering with an Amazon Snowball Edge device is a violation of the Amazon Acceptable Use Policy. For more information, see Amazon Acceptable Use Policy.

The device looks like the following image.

If you're ready to connect the device to your internal network, see the next section.

Next: Connecting to Your Local Network