Quickstart: Configure named locations in Azure Active Directory

With named locations, you can label trusted IP address ranges in your organization. Azure AD uses named locations to:

In this quickstart, you learn how to configure named locations in your environment.


To complete this quickstart, you need:

  • An Azure AD tenant. Sign up for a free trial.
  • A user, who is a global administrator for the tenant.
  • An IP range that is established and credible in your organization. The IP range needs to be in Classless Interdomain Routing (CIDR) format.

Configure named locations

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal.

  2. In the left pane, select Azure Active Directory, then select Conditional Access from the Security section.

    Conditional Access tab

  3. On the Conditional Access page, select Named locations and select New location.

    Named location

  4. Fill out the form on the new page.

    • In the Name box, type a name for your named location.

    • In the IP ranges box, type the IP range in CIDR format.

    • Click Create.

      The New blade

Next steps

For more information, see: