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A 'Tenant' signifies ownership of an object in Nautobot and as such, any object may only have a single Tenant assigned.

More information on Tenants can be found in the Tenants section of the Nautobot docs.

Creating a Tenant

To create a Tenant:

  1. Click on Organization on the top navigation menu
  2. Find Tenants and click on the +
  3. Populate the Name field
  4. The Slug field will auto-populate based on the Name field, but this can be manually overwritten
  5. Click the Create button

Add tenant

Assigning a Tenant to an Object

It is simple to assign a Tenant to an existing object. This next example will add a Tenant to an existing Device.

  1. Click on Devices in the top navigation menu
  2. Look for the Devices option and click on it
    • This will take you to the Devices page
  3. Click on the specific Device you want to add the Tenant to
    • This will take you to the main page for that Device
  4. On the specific Device page, click on the Edit button

Assign tenant to device 1

Once on the page to edit the Device:

  1. Make a selection from the Tenant drop-down menu selector
  2. Click the Update button

This will take you back to the main page for the Device.

Assign tenant to device 2

Notice that the Tenant field is now populated/updated.