This article describes how to delete a Tag Key from your organization.

It is important to note that there is a significant impact associated with this action. When a Tag Key is deleted, any tagging associations with existing assets will be removed from all Geographic Regions!


  1. Only the Primary Administrator or a User with the Tag role can delete a Tag Key.

Content / Solution:

  1. Click on the Compute button and select Manage Tag Keys from the drop-down menu:

  2. You will be directed to the Manage Tag Keys dashboard:

  3. Identify the Tag Key you want to delete and click on the Manage gear, then select Delete Tag Key from the drop-down menu:

  4. The system will display a confirmation dialog. Click Delete:

    Note: This is a destructive process. Deleting a Tag Key will result in removal of any Tags applied to your Cloud Resources that use this Tag Key! No Cloud resources will be deleted.
  5. The system will display a second confirmation dialog. Click Delete:

    Note: this cannot be undone!

  6. The system will display a success message:

  7. The Tag Key will be deleted and the UI will be updated to reflect the change: