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Add tags to S3 Bucket

This GitHub action allows you to add tags to an S3 Bucket via Port Actions with ease.


  • AWS Access Key and Secret Key pair. Follow AWS guide on creating access keys to create one for your account.
  • AWS AmazonS3FullAccess policy should be enabled on the account to enable necessary permissions to carry out the action.
  • Port's GitHub app needs to be installed.


  1. Create the following GitHub action secrets:
  • AWS_REGION - The region where S3 buckets are located. Available regions can be found on the Regions, Availability Zones, and Local Zones page in AWS documentation.
  • AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID - AWS Access Key
  • AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY - AWS Secret Key, also gotten from the access key creation
  • PORT_CLIENT_ID - Port Client ID learn more
  • PORT_CLIENT_SECRET - Port Client Secret learn more
  1. Create an AWS S3 Bucket blueprint in Port using the blueprint below:
Ingest AWS Resources

Use our AWS exporter to ingest different kinds of resources from your AWS account. For instance, leverage it to automatically generate the S3 blueprint and import all existing buckets within your AWS account.

S3 Bucket Blueprint
"identifier": "s3_bucket",
"description": "",
"title": "S3 Bucket",
"icon": "Bucket",
"schema": {
"properties": {
"arn": {
"type": "string",
"title": "ARN"
"encryption": {
"type": "array",
"title": "Encryption"
"lifecycleRules": {
"type": "array",
"title": "Lifecycle Rules"
"link": {
"type": "string",
"title": "Link",
"format": "url"
"publicAccess": {
"type": "object",
"title": "Public Access"
"regionalDomainName": {
"type": "string",
"title": "Regional Domain Name"
"tags": {
"type": "array",
"title": "Tags"
"versioningStatus": {
"type": "string",
"title": "Versioning Status",
"enum": ["Enabled", "Suspended"]
"required": []
"mirrorProperties": {},
"calculationProperties": {},
"aggregationProperties": {},
"relations": {}
  1. After creating the blueprint, create the following action with the following JSON file on the s3_bucket blueprint:
Port Action: Add Tags to S3 Bucket

Replace the invocation method with your own repository details.

  • <GITHUB-ORG> - your GitHub organization or user name.
  • <GITHUB-REPO-NAME> - your GitHub repository name.
"identifier": "add_tags_to_s3_bucket",
"title": "Add Tags to S3 Bucket",
"icon": "AWS",
"description": "Add tags to an S3 bucket",
"trigger": {
"type": "self-service",
"operation": "DAY-2",
"userInputs": {
"properties": {
"tags": {
"icon": "DefaultProperty",
"title": "Tags",
"type": "object",
"description": "Tags should be in key-value pairs like so: {\"key\": \"value\"}"
"required": ["tags"],
"order": ["tags"]
"blueprintIdentifier": "s3_bucket"
"invocationMethod": {
"type": "GITHUB",
"org": "<GITHUB-ORG>",
"repo": "<GITHUB-REPO-NAME>",
"workflow": "add-tags-to-s3-bucket.yml",
"workflowInputs": {
"tags": "{{ .inputs.tags }}",
"port_context": {
"entity": "{{ .entity }}",
"blueprint": "{{ .action.blueprint }}",
"runId": "{{ }}",
"trigger": "{{ .trigger }}"
"reportWorkflowStatus": true
"requiredApproval": false,
"publish": true
  1. Create a workflow file under .github/workflows/add-tags-to-s3-bucket.yml with the content below:
Add Tags to S3 Bucket Workflow (Click to expand)
name: Add Tags to S3 Bucket

tags: # json object
required: true
type: string
required: true
type: string

runs-on: ubuntu-latest
- name: Inform starting of action
uses: port-labs/port-github-action@v1
clientId: ${{ secrets.PORT_CLIENT_ID }}
clientSecret: ${{ secrets.PORT_CLIENT_SECRET }}
operation: PATCH_RUN
runId: ${{ fromJson(inputs.port_context).runId }}
logMessage: |
Starting a GitHub worklfow to tag the AWS resource: ${{fromJson(inputs.port_context).entity.identifier}} ... ⛴️

- name: Configure AWS Credentials
uses: aws-actions/configure-aws-credentials@v1
if: always()
aws-access-key-id: ${{ secrets.AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID }}
aws-secret-access-key: ${{ secrets.AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY }}
aws-region: ${{ secrets.AWS_REGION }}

- name: Add Tags to S3 Bucket
BUCKET_NAME: ${{ fromJson(inputs.port_context).entity.identifier }}
TAGS_JSON: ${{ github.event.inputs.tags }}
run: |
# Extract key-value pairs from the JSON object
# {
# "env": "test",
# "team": "beta"
# }

TAGS=$(echo "${TAGS_JSON}" | jq -r 'to_entries | map("\(.key)=\(.value)") | join(" ")')

aws s3api put-bucket-tagging \
--bucket ${BUCKET_NAME} \
--tagging "TagSet=${TAGS}"

- name: Create a log message
uses: port-labs/port-github-action@v1
clientId: ${{ secrets.PORT_CLIENT_ID }}
clientSecret: ${{ secrets.PORT_CLIENT_SECRET }}
operation: PATCH_RUN
runId: ${{fromJson(inputs.port_context).runId}}
logMessage: Added tags to ${{fromJson(inputs.port_context).entity.identifier}}
  1. Trigger the action from Port's self-service page.

Done 🎉 You've tagged your S3 Bucket for the first time from Port!