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Managing VPC Tags

Scenarios

A VPC tag identifies a VPC. Tags can be added to VPCs to facilitate VPC identification and administration. You can add a tag to a VPC when creating the VPC. Alternatively, you can add a tag to a created VPC on the VPC details page. A maximum of ten tags can be added to each VPC.

A tag consists of a key and value pair. Table 1 lists the tag key and value requirements.

Table 1 VPC tag key and value requirements

Parameter

Requirements

Example Value

Key

  • Cannot be left blank.
  • Must be unique for the same VPC and can be the same for different VPCs.
  • Can contain a maximum of 36 characters.
  • Can contain only the following character types:
    • Uppercase letters
    • Lowercase letters
    • Digits
    • Special characters, including hyphens (-) and underscores (_)

vpc_key1

Value

  • Can contain a maximum of 43 characters.
  • Can contain only the following character types:
    • Uppercase letters
    • Lowercase letters
    • Digits
    • Special characters, including hyphens (-) and underscores (_)

vpc-01

Procedure

Search for VPCs by Tag Key and Value on the Page Showing the VPC List.
  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select the desired region and project.
  3. Under Network, click Virtual Private Cloud.
  4. In the navigation pane on the left, click Virtual Private Cloud.
  5. In the upper right corner of the VPC list, click Search by Tag.
  6. In the displayed area, enter the tag key and value of the VPC you are looking for.

    Both the tag key and value must be specified. The system automatically displays the VPCs you are looking for if both the tag key and value are matched.

  7. Click + to add the entered tag key and value.

    You can add multiple tag keys and values to refine your search results. If you add more than one tag to search for VPCs, the VPCs containing all specified tags will be displayed.

  8. Click Search.

    The system displays the VPCs you are looking for based on the entered tag keys and values.

Add, Delete, Edit, and View Tags on the Tags Tab of a VPC.
  1. Log in to the management console.
  2. Click in the upper left corner and select the desired region and project.
  3. Under Network, click Virtual Private Cloud.
  4. In the navigation pane on the left, click Virtual Private Cloud.
  5. On the Virtual Private Cloud page, locate the VPC whose tags are to be managed and click the VPC name.

    The page showing details about the particular VPC is displayed.

  6. Click the Tags tab and perform desired operations on tags.
    • View tags.

      On the Tags tab, you can view details about tags added to the current VPC, including the number of tags and the key and value of each tag.

    • Add a tag.

      Click Add Tag in the upper left corner. In the displayed Add Tag dialog box, enter the tag key and value, and click OK.

    • Edit a tag.

      Locate the row that contains the tag to be edited, and click Edit in the Operation column. Enter the new tag key and value, and click OK.

    • Delete a tag.

      Locate the row that contains the tag to be deleted, and click Delete in the Operation column. In the displayed Delete Tag dialog box, click Yes.