An IP address is considered unused when it is not attached to a Network Gateway or Load Balancer.


To trigger this recommendation, an IP address must fill the following criteria:

  • IP address is unassigned
  • IP address has an assignment configuration of 'Static'

How to apply

Step 1: To apply this recommendation, click on "View in Portal" to open the Azure Portal on the correct resource.

Step 2: Click on "Overview" in the menu then click on "Delete" in the header.
IMPORTANT: before deleting make sure that you really no longer need this IP address. A delete operation is permanent and cannot be undone.

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