This topic describes how to use Cloud Config to search for resources to which specific tags are not added. Cloud Config facilitates resource management.


Make sure that your resource tags comply with the principles for tag design. For more information, see Best practices for tag design.


  1. Log on to the Cloud Config console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Rules.
  3. On the Rules page, click Create Rule.
  4. In the Basic Settings step, set Method to Managed Rule, set Managed rule to required-tags, and specify Risk Level. Then, click Next.
  5. In the Parameter Settings step, select the types of the resources that you want to monitor. In this example, ECS, EIP, OSS, and RDS are selected.
  6. In the Parameter Settings section, specify thresholds for input parameters. Then, click Next. In this example, three thresholds are specified. One indicates the project that is supported by resources, one indicates the resource owner, and another indicates the environment in which the resources are running. The following figure shows the thresholds.
    Parameter Settings section
    • A threshold is a tag key-value pair that is used to search for resources.
    • You can specify multiple thresholds. If a threshold is not reached, Cloud Config considers the resources non-compliant.
  7. In the Correction Settings step, select Disable Correction and click Submit.
  8. In the Complete step, click View Details.
  9. On the Rule Details tab, view audit results.
    Cloud Config identifies the resources to which specific tags are not added. The following figure shows the resources.Resources to which specific tags are not added