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: vSphere Tagging.Delete vSphere Tag on the root vCenter Server instance.


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