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Create a Tag

Required User Role: Scan Operator, Standard, Scan Manager, or Administrator

You can create a tag that you can manually apply to assets, or you can create a dynamic tag that Tenable.io automatically applies to assets using tag rules that you set. For more information, see Tag Format and Application in the Classic Interface.

To create a tag in the new interface:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the button.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Tagging widget.

    The Tags page appears.

  4. In the upper-right corner of the page, click the Create Tag button.

    The Create Tag page appears.

  5. Click the Category drop-down box.
  6. In the Add New Category box, type a category.

    As you type, the list filters for matches.

  7. From the drop-down box, select an existing category, or if the category is new, click Create "category name".

    Note: You can create a maximum of 100 categories for your Tenable.io instance.
  8. (Optional) In the Category Description box, type a description of the tag category.

  9. In the Value box, type a tag value.

    For example, if the category is Location, type Headquarters. Tag values cannot include commas.

  10. (Optional) In the Value Description box, type a description for the new tag value.

  11. Click Save.

    Tenable.io creates a tag. If you enabled tag rules, Tenable.io evaluates existing assets and automatically applies the tag to assets that match the tag rules.

    Note: When you create a tag rule, Tenable.io may take some time to apply the tag to existing assets, depending on the system load and the number of matching assets.

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