Tag function

[Update: April 26, 2018]

This section describes the tag function for simple grouping by type, role, etc. via assignment to resources such as servers, disks, etc.

Overview

The tag function allows for easy grouping of resources such as servers and disks based on type, role, etc.

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For example, by attaching a “Web” tag to web servers, an “Email” tag to email servers, and a “DB” tag to database servers, it will possible to easily filter servers for each tag. It is possible to assign multiple tags to each resource; therefore on a server with multiple functions you will be able to assign a tag to each.

Tag settings

At the screen listing servers and other resources to which tags can be assigned, double-click the resource you want to set to display the Details screen then click Edit button at the bottom-right of the screen in order to display the Update Information dialog box.

編集ボタンをクリック タグの項目に入力

Enter the tag you want to set in the Tag input field and then press Enter.

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You can set multiple tags. When a tag has been set correctly, a display like the one below is shown. When tag-setting is complete, click the Update button at the bottom-right of the screen and then close the Update Information dialog box.

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Search by tag

You can filter resources with the same tag by clicking on the tag portion of the Resource List screen.

When a tag is assigned to a resource, the specified tag will be displayed at the top of the list screen.

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Clicking the tag at the top of the screen or the tag displayed for each resource to filter resources by tag.

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Deleting a tag

To delete a tag from the server, open the Edit Server Information screen and click the ‘×’ icon on the right of the tag. After confirming that the tag has been deleted from the list, click the Update button at the bottom right to apply the change.

タグの削除

Special tag

Under certain circumstance is it possible to apply a special function to a resource by assigning it a tag with a specific character string.

For details, please refer to the :ref: Special tags <special-tags> page.