Delete a tag

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017

You can unbind a tag from the resource if the tag is no longer applicable to resource management. After a tag is unbound and is no longer bound to any other resource, the tag will be automatically deleted.

  • The Delete Tags function unbinds one or more tags from an instance at a time.

Currently, this function is only available for instances. It is not available for other resource types.

  • The Edit Tags function unbinds tags one by one. You can unbind five tags from a resource each time.

Unbind tags from instances using the tag deletion function

Currently, the Delete Tags function is only available for instances.

See the following steps to delete tags:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. Click Instance in the left-side navigation bar.
  3. Select a region.
  4. Select the instance(s) from which you want to unbind tags in the instance list.You can also filter instances by tag and select the desired instance.
  5. Choose More > Delete Tags at the bottom of the resource list.
  6. In the Delete Tags dialog box, enter the Tag Key of the tags you want to unbind
  7. Click OK to complete tag unbinding.
    DeleteTags

To check whether the tags are successfully unbound, use the Edit Tags function of the instance or click Tags in the left-side navigation bar of the ECS console.

Unbind tags from resources using the tag edit function

The Edit Tags function unbinds one or more tags from a resource.

See the following steps to unbind tags:

  1. Log on to the ECS console.
  2. In the left-side navigation bar, select the resource type for the unbinding operation, such as Instance, Cloud Disks, Snapshots, Images, or Security Groups.
  3. Select a region.
  4. In the resource list, select the resource from which you want to unbind tags.You can also filter resources by tag and select the desired resource.
  5. Click Edit Tags at the bottom of the resource list.
  6. In the Edit Tags dialog box, click the deletion icon next to a tag.
  7. Click Confirm to complete tag unbinding.
    EditTags

To check whether the tags are successfully unbound, use the Edit Tags function of the resource or click Tags in the left-side navigation bar of the ECS console.

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