After you have created tags, you can apply them as metadata to objects in the vSphere Web Client inventory.

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

1

Browse to the object in the vSphere Web Client inventory.

2

Click the Manage tab and click Tags.

3

Click the Assign Tag icon (Assign Tag icon).

4

(Optional) From the Categories drop-down menu, select a category to limit the tags displayed to ones from that category.

5

Select a tag from the list and click OK.

That tag is assigned to the object. The assigned tags for each object appear in the list on the Tags tab.