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Snowball Edge - Command Line Options

-action

  • unlock - unlock the Snowball device
  • copy - copies local file(s) to snowball
  • checksum - compute checksum and store the result internally
  • status - Reports the current file transfer status, including checksum hash
  • finalize - Validates files copied and sends a report to snowball
  • clean - clean temporary files on the workstation and delete all files on Snowball Edge device

-dir

-sourceDirectory

  • path(s) to data source

-email

-userEmail

  • User’s Netflix login id

-cid

-clientId

  • Backlot client Id. You can obtain one from here along with client secret

-cs

-clientSecret

  • Backlot client secret. See clientId for how to obtain one

-ip

-snowballIp

  • Snowball’s IP address. Please see AWS’s instruction for details.

-algo

-hashAlgorithm

  • Possible values are: md5 | xxhash64be
  • Md5 is commonly used by slower with high system resource requirement
  • Xxhash64be is faster with low system resource requirement
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