The tag command creates a signed push token that references an existing tag. The push token will be pushed along with the annotated tag reference.
A MakeOS server relies on push tokens to perform authorization and authentication checks before processing the pushed reference.


kit sign tag [options] [-- [git options]]
kit sign tag <name> [flags]
-h, --help help for tag


  • name - The name of the tag.


  • -h, --help - Prints out a help message.

Sign Options

  • -f, --fee - The number of coins to pay as the network transaction fee.
  • -n, --nonce - The next nonce of the signer's account (current nonce + 1).
  • -v, --value - The number of coins to transfer from the signer's account.
  • -u, --signing-key - The address or index of a key that will be used to sign the transaction.
  • -p, --signing-key-pass - The passphrase that will be used to unlock the signing key.


  • Create and sign a tag named v0.0.1 with the message initial version.
# Create an annotated tag
git tag -a v0.0.1 -m "initial version"
# Sign and create a push token that references the tag
kit sign tag v0.0.1