You can delete a tag when it is no longer needed. Deleting a tag removes it from all the objects to which it is applied.


Required privilege: vCenter Inventory Service > vCenter Inventory Service Tagging > Delete Inventory Service Tag on the root vCenter Server instance.


  1. From the vSphere Web Client Home, click Tags.
  2. Click the Items tab and click Tags.
  3. Select the tag to delete.
  4. Click the Delete Tag icon (Delete Tag icon).
  5. Click OK to confirm tag deletion.