Remove or Delete a Tag

Required User Role: Administrator or organizational user with appropriate permissions. For more information, see User Roles.

You can remove a tag from an asset, policy, credential, or query to stop associating that object with the tag. To completely delete a tag from Tenable.sc, you must remove the tag from all assets, policies, credentials, or queries. For more information, see Tags.

To remove a tag or completely delete a tag from Tenable.sc:

  1. Log in to Tenable.sc via the user interface.

  2. Navigate to the assets, policies, credentials, or queries page:

    • Click Assets.
    • Click Scanning > Policies (administrator users) or Scans > Policies (organizational users).
    • Click Scanning > Credentials (administrator users) or Scans > Credentials (organizational users).
    • Click Analysis > Queries.
  3. In the row for the asset, policy, credential, or query where you want to remove the tag, click the actions menu.

    The actions menu appears.

  4. Click Edit.
  5. In the Tag drop-box, remove the tag from the asset, policy, credential, or query.
  6. Click Submit.

    Tenable.sc removes the tag from the asset, policy, credential, or query.

  7. (Optional) If you want to delete the tag from Tenable.sc, repeat steps 2 through 6 until you have removed all uses of the tag for the object type.

    Tenable.sc deletes the tag.