If SSL is enabled in an organization attempting to geocode in ArcMap, the attempt fails.
Last Published: March 4, 2016ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number
April 3, 2015
November 24, 2020
ArcGIS for Desktop
The bug has been fixed. See the Version Fixed and Additional Information, if applicable, for more information.
Disable SSL. - or -
Create direct connection to GIS Server by accessing the service from: https://geocode.arcgis.com/arcgis/services.
In Catalog make the connection, enter credentials, and add the 'World' locator to arcmap to geocode successfully even with SSL enabled. (This is for 10.x versions before 10.4).