You can view the security tags applied to virtual machines in your environment. You can also see the security tags that are applied to security groups in your environment.


A security tag must have been created and applied to a virtual machine or to a security group.


  1. Launch Security Services by completing the following steps.
    1. Click Network > Security.
    2. Select the organizational VDC security services for which you want to view security tags and click Configure Services.

    The tenant portal opens Security Services.

  2. View the assigned tags from the Security Tags tab.
    1. Select Security Tags, select the security tag for which you want to see assignments, and click the Edit button.
    2. In the ASSIGN/UNASSIGN VMs section, you can see the list of virtual machines assigned to the security tag.
  3. View the assigned tags from the Security Groups tab.
    1. Select Grouping Objects > Security Groups.
    2. From the list of Include Members, you can see the security tag assigned to a security group.


You can view the existing security tags and associated virtual machines and security groups. This can help you determine a strategy for creating firewall rules based on security tags and security groups.