How to Set IP Addresses at Org Level in Salesforce

In Salesforce for security purposes and help to protect the Salesforce Org from unauthorized access we can specify IP addresses at an Org level, this brings more security and protection to an Organization.

in this article, we will learn about IP Addresses at the Org level. Additionally, we will see step by step How to Set IP Addresses at Org Level in Salesforce Lightning and Salesforce Classic.

If you want to restrict the user from logging in through the IP address at the Org level, so there is no way to enforce login restriction through the Org level IP Address. It will done on Profile level Login Restriction.

Eg. As an administrator I got the task that some of the users working from outside IP addresses and I need to allow them to log in to the Org. So using Trusted IP Addresses at Org Level user will get a verification code and he needs to enter it correctly then he can log in to Salesforce Org.

Trusted IP Ranges for Salesforce Org.

What are trusted IP addresses in Salesforce?

When you log in to the Salesforce Org from outside of IP addresses that time we will receive a verification code after entering that verification code you will be allowed to log in to Salesforce. we can bypass this code verification step by specifying trusted IP addresses.

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How to set Trusted IP Ranges for an Org level in Salesforce Lightning

Using the following steps we can set trusted IP ranges for an Org level.

1. On the home page, Click on the “Gear icon”, then select “Setup” from the dropdown.

2. On the setup page, “Quick Find Box” -> Search ”Network Access” -> Click on Network Access.

Set Trusted IP Rang in Salesforce

3. Click on the New button to add a new IP Address.

Set Org Level Trusted IP Rang in Salesforce

4. Fill up the mandatory fields and click on the Save button.

  • Start IP Address – Enter the valid IP Address.
  • End IP Address – In the end field IP Address should be greater than the start field.
  • Description – It is optional, if there are multiple IP addresses then here you can mention details about part of the network.
  • The start and end IP address must be in the IPV4 range.

This is how we can set a trusted IP range at the Org level in Salesforce Lightning.

How to set Trusted IP Ranges for an Org level in Salesforce Classic

To set trusted IP ranges for an Org level in classic follow the below steps.

1. Go to the Setup -> in Quick Find Box -> Search “Network Access” -> Click on “Network Access“.

Set Trusted IP Rang in Salesforce Classic

2. Click on the New Button to add a new Trusted IP range.

Set Org Level Trusted IP Rang in Salesforce Classic

3. Fill in the necessary details and click on the Save button.

  • Start IP Address – Enter the valid IP Address. Ex. 132.0.0.0
  • End IP Address – In the end field IP Address should be greater than the start field. Ex. 132.255.255.255
  • Description – It is optional, if there are multiple IP addresses then here you can mention details about part of the network. Ex “Health Cloud”.
  • The start and end IP address must be in the IPV4 range.
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This is how we can set Trusted IP ranges at the Org level in Salesforce Classic.

Note – If you try to log in outside of these specified IP ranges you need to verify your identity by entering the verification code sent by Salesforce.

Conclusion

I hope in this article you have learned about what is Trusted IP Addresses at the Org level, why to use IP addresses, and how to set Trusted IP Addresses at the Org level in Salesforce Lightning and Salesforce Classic.

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