Create a Tag

In the Tag Overview, you can create a static tag to apply to assets individually. You can also create an automatic tag by creating tag rules that the Asset Inventory uses to identify and tag matching assets.

For a demonstration on how to create a tag, see the following video:

To create a tag:

  1. Access the Tag Overview.

  2. Click Create tag .

    The Create a Tag page appears.

  3. In the Tag category drop-down menu, do one of the following:

    • Select an existing category to which to add the new tag.

    • Add a new tag category:

      1. In the text box, type a name for the new category.

      2. In the Add new Category section, click the button.

        The Asset Inventory adds the new category.

  4. In the Tag value text box, type a name for the tag value.

  5. In the Tag type section, choose the type of tag to create:

    Tip: For more information, see Tag Format and Application.

  6. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Create tag .

    Asset Inventory saves the tag and applies it to the appropriate assets. Asset Inventory may take several minutes to apply the tag to the selected assets and update any associated asset counts.