Renaming tags

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I'm using device tagging to assign VLANs. However, I had a typo and couldn't find a way to rename the tag, so I typed in a new name. Now I have the unused tag "adnin" and the proper "admin" tags. Is there a way that I can rename and delete tags from the dropdown?

This is an on-site version of Hive Manager.

Thanks,
-Dan
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I've never come across this problem before. However from what I can tell the 'Tag' is defined with the VLAN object. In order to remove the incorrect tag I would attempt recreating the VLAN/s with the error and see if this disappears.
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Hi, Luke,

Thanks for your response. I verified the VLANs are all correct, but the dropdown still shows the old names (both in VLAN edit and in the devices).

Thanks.
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Dan Mellem

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Any suggestions on getting rid of these extra tags? Thanks.
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Sorry for the late reply Dan, can I have a screenshot of what you are seeing please? 
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Dan Mellem

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Thanks for getting back to me. Here's an example. For Tag 1 (which is now "Area"), we assign the VLAN by the tag. Here's the VLAN definition:



Originally we created "Area 0" "Area 1" but it didn't sort right, so we renamed them to "Area 00" "Area 01" etc. These old names don't exist anywhere. But, when I go to the device settings, the dropdown still has all of the old names:




I've gone through every device and verified that these tags aren't being used, but I can't find a way to get rid of the old ones. I don't want to resort to deleting the whole VLAN since there are over 250 APs tagged through it.

Thanks,
-Dan
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Just tried the following with HMVA 6.6r3 :

- Assigned a tag to a device, saved it
- Modified same device again, remove the tag by clicking on the x next to the tag:



- Saved the following state:



- Modified device again, checking for available tags:




All my tests show that a tag that is not used anymore disappears from the list... so my suspicion is that your tag is still used somewhere by an object. Could be a device, VLAN, user profile...
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I upgraded to 6.6r3a and I still saw the same thing. However, the following day all of the extra tags were deleted. I haven't tried creating and removing tags, but it seems to be resolved in 6.6r3.