How to set Azure Active Directory for LDAPS with Location?

Forte Zhuo 1 Reputation point

I am new on Azure and confused while set LDAPS. After attach PFX succesfully, I get External IP that contain Location like East US/


And while I try to set nsg's source IP : East US/, a Malformed IP address error occurs.


How to solve this issue or how to set External IP without any Location ?

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  1. AmanpreetSingh-MSFT 56,331 Reputation points

    Hi @Forte Zhuo • Thank you for reaching out.

    The format that you have specified is incorrect. The correct format is your_ip_address/cidr, as shown below:

    • If you want to allow a specific IP address, you will have to specify the IP Address with /32 (CIDR). For example, allowing will allow specific IP address.
    • If you want to allow a range of IP Addresses or Subnet, you need to specify the network address of the subnet with appropriate CIDR value. For example, allowing will allow all IP addresses between to

    Read more: Lock down secure LDAP access over the internet


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