Create and Apply Tags

  1. Create tags.
    To tag a zone, you must create a tag with the same name as the zone. When the zone is attached in policy rules, the tag color automatically displays as the background color against the zone name.
    1. Select
      Objects
      Tags
      .
    2. On Panorama or a multiple virtual system firewall, select the
      Device Group
      or the
      Virtual System
      to to make the tag available.
    3. Click
      Add
      and enter a
      Name
      to identify the tag, or select a zone name from the drop-down to create a tag for a zone. The maximum length is 127 characters.
    4. (
      Optional
      ) Select
      Shared
      to create the object in a shared location for access as a shared object in Panorama or for use across all virtual systems in a multiple virtual system firewall.
    5. (
      Optional
      ) Assign one of the 17 predefined colors to the tag. By default,
      Color
      is
      None
      .
      add-tag.PNG
    6. Click
      OK
      and
      Commit
      to save the changes.
  2. Apply tags to policy.
    1. Select
      Policies
      and any rulebase under it.
    2. Click
      Add
      to create a policy rule and use the tagged objects you created in Step 1.
    3. Verify that the tags are in use.
      apply_tags_policy.PNG
  3. Apply tags to an address object, address group, service, or service group.
    1. Create the object.
      For example to create a service group, select
      Objects
      Service Groups
      Add
      .
    2. Select a tag from the
      Tags
      drop-down or enter a name in the field to create a new tag.
      To edit a tag or add color to the tag, see
      Modify Tags.

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