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Endpoints Groups and Endpoint Tags

In Portainer, you will able to set up Groups and Tags to organize your endpoints. For example, you can set up a group for Development, Stage or Production and use the Tags to identify to which department is the resource "owner" or where it is located.

Add a Endpoint Group

Adding an Endpoint is very easy in Portainer. Once logged in 1. Click Endpoints and then 2. Groups

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Next, define the Group:

1 - Name: Define the name of your group. 2 - Description: Add a description to your group. (Optional) 3 - Select the endpoints for that group 4 - You will see the endpoints associated to that group. 5 - Once is defined, do a click in Create The Group.

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Once groups have been created you should see this:

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Add Endpoint Tags

Use tags to define node or resource metadata. E.g. Add tag "LA" for a node located in Los Angeles, you can set a tag to that node to have more visibility when looking for nodes running in Los Angeles. The same concept for department or "owners" of those resources.

  1. Click Endpoints 2. Select Tags 3. Define Tag names and 4. Click Create Tag.

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All tags will then be shown in a table:

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Adding a Tag to an Endpoint

To add a Tag to an Endpoint. 1. Go to Endpoints and 2. Select the desired endpoint.

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Select the desired tag and click Update Endpoint

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Once complete the Home Page shows the Endpoints and their associated tags.

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Notes

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