You delete a category to remove it from your vSphere environment.

Deleting a category also deletes all tags associated with that category.

Required privilege: Inventory Service.vSphere Tagging.Delete vSphere Tag Category on the root vCenter Server.


From the vSphere Web Client Home, click Tags.


Click the Items tab and click Categories.


Select a category from the list and click the Delete Category icon (Delete Category icon).


Click Yes to confirm deletion of the category.

The category and all its associated tags are deleted.