Configure Tags

Configure tags so you can apply them to assets in your subscription. This helps you to organize your assets and to manage user access to them. You can apply tags to IP addresses and web applications.

Get started

1) Go to Tags and select Create tag.

2) Enter the basic details and tag properties for your tag.

Basic Details

Give your tag a name (up to 1024 characters).

Select Mark as Favourite if you want to create a tag as favourite. Favourite tag will be displayed with yellow star in the list.

Add a description for your tag (optional).

Tag Properties

Color coding is a great way to organize tags. You might assign different colors to different tag.

When creating a child tag, you can select a parent tag from existing tags in your account. To select existing tag click Select and then choose a tag from Select Tags pop up.
You can also create a new tag for a parent. Simply, click Create and again similar form to create a tag displays. You'll not be able to create a new parent from this new tag.

 

3) Set up a dynamic tag type (optional). If there is no dynamic rule then your tag will be saved as a static tag.

Tag Type

There are two types of tags - Static and Dynamic. By default, static tag will be created. Dynamic tag allows you to define Tag Rules.

Tag Rules

These are the rules which helps to identify the assets to apply tags.

Test Rule Applicability on Selected Assets.

(optional) Select assets in your account to test the rule. A green color 'Pass' tells you the asset matches the rule. A red color 'Fail' tells you the asset does not match the rule.

 

Good to Know

Why are some tags already in my account?

Tell me about tag rules

Manage your tags

Tag your Amazon EC2 Instances

Tag your Microsoft Azure instances

Tag your Google Cloud Platform instances