You use tags to add metadata to inventory objects. You can record information about your inventory objects in tags, and you can use the tags in searches.


  1. In the vSphere Client, click Menu > Tags & Custom Attributes.
  2. Click Tags.
  3. Perform the task.



    Create a tag

    1. Click the New Tag icon.

    2. Specify the Name and an optional Description.

    3. In the Category drop-down menu, select an existing category or create a category.

      If you select [New Category], the dialog box expands to show the options for creating a category. See Create, Edit, or Delete a Tag Category.

    Edit a tag

    Select a category and click the Edit Category icon.

    Delete a tag

    Select a category from the list and click the Delete Category icon.

  4. Click OK.