Shield / Client / tag_resource



Adds or updates tags for a resource in Shield.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.tag_resource(
            'Key': 'string',
            'Value': 'string'
  • ResourceARN (string) –


    The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the resource that you want to add or update tags for.

  • Tags (list) –


    The tags that you want to modify or add to the resource.

    • (dict) –

      A tag associated with an Amazon Web Services resource. Tags are key:value pairs that you can use to categorize and manage your resources, for purposes like billing or other management. Typically, the tag key represents a category, such as “environment”, and the tag value represents a specific value within that category, such as “test,” “development,” or “production”. Or you might set the tag key to “customer” and the value to the customer name or ID. You can specify one or more tags to add to each Amazon Web Services resource, up to 50 tags for a resource.

      • Key (string) –

        Part of the key:value pair that defines a tag. You can use a tag key to describe a category of information, such as “customer.” Tag keys are case-sensitive.

      • Value (string) –

        Part of the key:value pair that defines a tag. You can use a tag value to describe a specific value within a category, such as “companyA” or “companyB.” Tag values are case-sensitive.

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Response Syntax


Response Structure

  • (dict) –


  • Shield.Client.exceptions.InternalErrorException

  • Shield.Client.exceptions.InvalidResourceException

  • Shield.Client.exceptions.InvalidParameterException

  • Shield.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException