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.


Browse to the object in the vSphere Web Client inventory.


Click the Manage tab and click Tags.


Click the Assign Tag icon (Assign Tag icon).


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


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.