NSX – Create/edit/delete Security Tags

Add a Security Tag

You can manually add a security tag and apply it to a virtual machine. This is especially useful when you are using a non-NETX solution in your environment and hence, cannot register the solution tags with NSX Manager.

1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2. Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Managers.

3. Click an NSX Manager in the Name column and then click the Manage tab.

4. Click the Security Tags tab.

5. Click the New Security Tag icon.

6. Type a name and description for the tag and click OK.

Edit a Security Tag

You can edit a user-defined security tag. If a security group is based on the tag you are editing, changes to the tag may affect security group membership.

1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2. Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Managers.

3. Click an NSX Manager in the Name column and then click the Manage tab.

4. Click the Security Tags tab.

5. Select a security tag and click the Edit Security Tag icon.

6. Make the appropriate changes and click OK.

Delete a Security Tag

You can delete a user-defined security tag. If a security group is based on the tag you are deleting, changes to the tag may affect security group membership.

1. Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2. Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Managers.

3. Click an NSX Manager in the Name column and then click the Manage tab.

4. Click the Security Tags tab.

5. Select a security tag and click the Delete Security Tag icon.

 

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