You can add tags to objects to make searching easier. When you specify a tag, you can also specify a scope.

NSX Cloud Note: If using NSX Cloud, see How to use NSX-T Data Center Features with the Public Cloud for a list of auto-generated logical entities, supported features, and configurations required for NSX Cloud.


  1. From your browser, log in with admin privileges to an NSX Manager at https://nsx-manager-ip-address.
  2. Navigate to an object category.
    For example, navigate to Switching > Switches.
  3. Click the name of a switch.
  4. Select the menu option Actions > Manage Tags or click Manage next to Tags.
  5. Add or delete tags.
    Option Action
    Add a tag Click Add to specify a tag and optionally a scope.
    Delete a tag Select an existing tag and click Delete.
    An object can have a maximum of 30 tags. The maximum length of a tag is 256 characters. The maximum length of a scope is 128 characters.
  6. Click Save.