Apply a Tag to an Asset (Classic Interface)

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

Note: When you apply a tag to an asset manually, Tenable.io excludes that asset from any further evaluation against the tag's rules. The tag remains applied to the asset despite changes to the asset's attributes or the tag rules. To restore automatic tag evaluations for that asset, remove the manually-applied tag from the asset, then remove the asset from the Excluded Assets list for the tag.

To apply a tag to an asset:

  1. In the top navigation bar, click Dashboards.

    Your default dashboard appears. If you have not set a default dashboard, the Vulnerabilities workbench appears.

  2. In the left navigation bar, click Assets.

    The Assets dashboard appears, and displays the assets table.

  3. To apply a tag to an asset(s), using one of the following methods:

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  4. In the Add Tags window, select tags using any of the following methods:

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    Click any tag in the RECENTLY USED TAGS box. The tag appears in the TAGS TO BE ADDED box.

  5. Click Add.

    Tenable.io applies the tags you selected to the asset or assets you selected.

    If you created a new tag or tag category during the tag selection, Tenable.io saves that tag or category. You can now apply the tag to additional assets and view it in the tags table under Settings.