The tag browser presents a summary of all the tags used within
a rulebase (policy set). It allows you to see a list of all the
tags and the order in which they are listed in the rulebase.
You can sort, browse, search, and filter for a specific tag,
or view only the first tag applied to each rule in the rulebase.
The following table describes the options in the tag browser:
Use the Tag Browser
Displays the label and the rule number or
range of numbers in which the tag is used contiguously.
over the label to see the location where the rule was defined. The
location can be inherited from the
a device group, or a virtual system.
Lists the rule number or range of numbers
associated with the tags.
Filter by first tag in rule
Displays only the first tag applied to each
rule in the rulebase, when selected.
This view is particularly
useful if you want to narrow the list and view related rules that
might be spread around the rulebase. For example, if the first tag
in each rule denotes its function—administration, web-access, datacenter
access, proxy—you can narrow the result and scan the rules based
Sorts the tags in the order of appearance
within the selected rulebase. When displayed in order of appearance,
tags used in contiguous rules are grouped together. The rule number
with which the tag is associated is displayed along with the tag name.
Sorts the tags in alphabetical order within
the selected rulebase. The display lists the tag name, color (if
a color is assigned), and the number of times it is used within
rules without any tags; it does not display rule numbers for untagged
rules. When you select
, the right pane
is filtered to display rules that have no tags assigned to them.
Clears the filter on the currently selected
tags in the search bar.
Allows you to search for a tag, enter the
term and click the green arrow to apply the filter.
displays the total number of tags in the rulebase and the number
of selected tags.