Migrating to Office 365 - Step by Step
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Last updated on 2018-02-13
About the Book
The purpose of this book is to showcase the amazing expertise of our guest speakers at the North American MVPDays Community Roadshow. They have so much passion, expertise, and expert knowledge that it only seemed fitting to write it down in a book.
MVPDays was founded by Cristal and Dave Kawula back in 2013. It started as a simple idea; “There’s got to be a good way for Microsoft MVPs to reach the IT community and share their vast knowledge and experience in a fun and engaging way” I mean, what is the point in recognizing these bright and inspiring individuals, and not leveraging them to inspire the community that they are a part of.
We often get asked the question “Who should attend MVPDays”?
Anyone that has an interest in technology, is eager to learn, and wants to meet other like-minded individuals. This Roadshow is not just for Microsoft MVP’s it is for anyone in the IT Community.
Make sure you check out the MVPDays website at: www.mvpdays.com. You never know maybe the roadshow will be coming to a city near you.
The goal of this particular book is to bring you real world step-by-step guidance from our expert MVP Authors on Migrating to Office 365 from an on premises Exchange environment. It has been written with the most current techniques possible to help with your migrations and learning process.
From Dave iv
About the Authors v
Dave Kawula - MVP v
Cristal Kawula – MVP vi
Cary Sun – CCIE #4531 (Cisco Champion) vii
North American MVPDays Community Roadshow 13
Sample Files 14
Additional Resources 14
Chapter 1 16
Environment Overview 16
Exchange Migration to Office 365 16
On-premises Exchange organization 17
On-premises Exchange releases 18
On-premises server roles 18
Office 365 19
Custom domains 19
Active Directory synchronization 19
Autodiscover DNS records 19
Office 365 organization in the Exchange admin center (EAC) 19
Certificates (If Active Directory Federation Services is being deployed) 20
Hybrid deployment protocols, ports, and endpoints 20
On-premises Active Directory 22
Hybrid Identity Required Ports and Protocols 23
Chapter 2 24
Configure Azure AD (Office365) 24
Add and verify the on-premise domain in Azure AD (Office 365) 24
Chapter 3 31
Configuring Hybrid Identity with Office 365 31
Add and verify the on-premise domain in Azure AD (Office 365) 31
Deployment Certificate (If Active Directory Federation Services is being deployed) 38
Configure UPN suffix 41
Enable Active Directory Recycle Bin 42
Deployment Azure AD Connect 43
Install Azure AD Connect with Express settings 45
Install Azure AD Connect with Customized settings 55
Enable Password Change for ADFS 90
Deploy Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS) 94
Install Active Directory Federation Services Server (if you Install Azure AD Connect with Customized settings, this was being installed) 95
Install the AD FS server role via Windows PowerShell 96
Configure External DNS A Record for ADFS 96
Configure Internal DNS for ADFS 96
Configure the first federation server in a new federation server farm (if you Install Azure AD Connect with Customized settings, this was being configured) 98
Verify Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS) 104
Federate your Domain with office 365 105
Chapter 4 110
Configure Hybrid Services between on-premises Exchange 2016 (2013/2010) with Office 365 110
Install and Run Hybrid Configuration wizard with Hybrid Configuration (without ADFS) 111
Install and Run Hybrid Configuration wizard with Minimal Hybrid Configuration (with ADFS) 130
Install and Run Hybrid Configuration wizard with Full Hybrid Configuration (with ADFS) 140
Verify Hybrid Configuration 157
Add Office 365 Forest to Exchange Management Console 161
Set up connectors to route mail between Office 365 and on-premises exchange Server 163
Create a connector from Office 365 to on-premises email server (It will be added automatically if you were using Full Hybrid configuration) 163
Create a connector from on-premises email server to Office 365 (It will be added automatically if you were using Full Hybrid configuration) 177
Configure on-premises email server send connector to Office 365 (It will be added automatically if you were using Full Hybrid configuration) 182
Configure on-premises email server Receive Connector to relay email 187
Change MX record to redirect mail flow from the Internet to Office 365 194
Migration Mailboxes between on-premises exchange server with Office 365 195
Review and Enable the MRSProxy service 195
Create a migration endpoint 196
Move on-premises mailboxes to Exchange Online 203
Move Exchange Online mailboxes to the on-premises organization 210
Meet great MVP’s like this in person 216
Live Presentations 216
Video Training 216
Live Instructor-led Classes 216
Consulting Services 217
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