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Resource Groups Tagging API

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Resource Groups Tagging API

This guide describes the API operations for the resource groups tagging.

A tag is a label that you assign to an AWS resource. A tag consists of a key and a value, both of which you define. For example, if you have two Amazon EC2 instances, you might assign both a tag key of "Stack." But the value of "Stack" might be "Testing" for one and "Production" for the other.

Tagging can help you organize your resources and enables you to simplify resource management, access management and cost allocation.

You can use the resource groups tagging API operations to complete the following tasks:

To use resource groups tagging API operations, you must add the following permissions to your IAM policy:

You'll also need permissions to access the resources of individual services so that you can tag and untag those resources.

For more information on IAM policies, see Managing IAM Policies in the IAM User Guide.

You can use the Resource Groups Tagging API to tag resources for the following AWS services.

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