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Bare IP address for callback url: is it accepted?


#1

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I recently added Auth0 to my app.

I was able to login/logout in local environment. (callback url was localhost:3000/callback)

And I deployed my app on aws ec2 and I added elastic IP address as “Allowed Callback URLs” list.

Then the app just emits “cannot get /callback” message only.

Actually, I fixed this problem by adding a domain to my site.

I worked fine after that.

So I was wodering if it’s not possible to add bare IP address as web origin or callback urls.

I’m not sure whether I should call this behavior as a bug or not.

I just wanted to share my experience with community and someone experiencing this kind of problem, thanks.


#3

:wave: @leejh3224

Did you try specifying the protocol when providing the IP address as the callback url? A bare ip address will not work as we do not allow protocol-less urls as valid callback for security reasons.

Hope that clarifies your question!


#4

First, thanks for your answer.

I solved it by connecting domain name for my site.

However, I wish I knew it earlier before deploying my app to server.

Auth0 is great platform but I think it needs more documentation for these kind of problems.