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.