This article describes how to create a new Tag Key for your Organization. For information on Tagging see Introduction to Tagging, Tag Keys and Tag Values
- Only the Primary Administrator or a User with the Tag role can create Tag Keys.
- You must be logged in to your Home Geographic region in order to create Tag Keys.
- You can have up to 1,000 Tag Keys currently defined for your Organization
Content / Solution:
Click on the Compute button and select Manage Tag Keys from the drop-down menu:
You will be directed to the Manage Tag Keys dashboard. Click on the Add Tag Key button located in the upper left side of the screen:
The Add Tag Key dialog will be displayed:
Fill out the form by entering the following information:
Name - Name of the Tag Key - Maximum of 128 characters allowed.
Note that the use of "~" (Tilde) is not permitted, and the Name can not begin or end with a space.
Note that Tag Keys and Tag Key Values are NOT case sensitive.
Description - Description of the Tag Key - maximum of 255 characters allowed.
Value Required - This box identifies whether or not a User will be required to provide a Value when applying the Tag Key to a Cloud resource.
Report Display - This field identifies whether you want the Tag Key to appear as a column on the Detailed Usage report.
Only 5 Tag Keys per Organization can be enabled to appear on the Detailed Usage Report at a given time.
Once the Add Tag Key form is filled out click the Save button:
The system will create the Tag Key and display a success message:
The Tag Key will be populated in to the Tag Key Pool: