How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 2

In this Multi Part Article Series, We will see how to setup Hybrid Exchange 2016 with Office 365 by using ADFS and AAD Directory Sync Services.

How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 1

How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 3

How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 4

In this article, We will see how to create accepted domain and convert that in to federated domain.

Login to the Admin Center and add the domain

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Once domain created successfully, You will get an TXT record which has to be added in the Public DNS Provider to complete the Domain validation. Copy the TXT and add the record in the Public DNS.. It may take some time to complete the verification process depends on the DNS Provider and replication intervals.Screenshot_20 Screenshot_21

Once DNS TXT record has been created.. Click on Verify to complete the verificationScreenshot_22

verification has been completed Successfully.Screenshot_23

Do modify the DNS records for the services based on the migration you have planned. Since this article is not focused any migrations(We will be talking about migrations in upcoming articles).. IĀ  more focus in the domain validation hereScreenshot_24 Screenshot_25

Click on Finish post successful completion of the DNS Settings.

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Install the Azure Active Directory Module by downloading the setup file from here

Screenshot_27Download the ADFS metadata XML file from the ADFS URL and keep the file in the desktop

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Open Azure Active Directory Powershell and run the command Connect-MsolService

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Run the Command the below commands

Set-MsolADFSContext and use the computer name where the Metadata file saved on Desktop and run the command

Convert-MsolDomainToFederatedĀ  -DomainName eucharistia.co.inĀ to convert the domain as Federated domain.

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How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 1

How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 3

How to Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment with Office 365-Part 4

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Radhakrishnan Govindan

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