Friday , March 24 2017

Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard Step by Step

Lets see how to do Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard Step by Step with Test Data Migration and see how to Manage Endpoints.

Making sure Exchange Server Running Latest CUs in my Case they are running Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 13 (CU13) 15.0.1210.3

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USE IE – Internet Explorer

Login to Exchange Control Panel – On Premises

Hybrid –  Enable

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412 Cookies are Disabled

Make sure ECP , Office 365 Urls are added to Trusted Sites.

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Download And Run the Hybrid Setup

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Choose Next

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Choose the Optimal Exchange Server

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Or Specify the Exchange Client Access Server Manually. (Internet Facing Client Access Server)

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uncheck – Use windows Credentials and enter it manually.

Enter On-Premises Credentials

Enter Office365 admin Creds.

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Checks Local and Remote Connectivity.

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Choose Full Hybrid Configuration.

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Choose Configure my Client Access and mailbox servers for Secure Mail Transport (Typical)

Securing Email flow Using TLS transport layer certificates with On-Prem And Office 365 Servers.

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Choose Servers to coexist mail between Office 365 and On-premises.

in my case . Both

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Certificate Used are not there in all servers.

In my case . Both sites are in different countries. using different SSL Certs.

Exchange the certs between them by exporting as .pfx and import them(you can use Exchange Control Panel to export/import certs). Clicked Search Again. Chosen the certificate

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Choose the Certificate for TLS (Transport Layer Security).

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Enter the FQDN which has port 25 opened.

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Its done.

Make sure 443 is opened and its the internet facing Client Access server.

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Error :

2016.11.16 08:59:47.842 WARNING [Functionality=RunWorkflow]

HCW8078 Migration Endpoint could not be created.

Microsoft.Exchange.Migration.MigrationServerConnectionFailedException

The connection to the server ‘outlook.careexchange.in could not be completed.

Microsoft.Exchange.MailboxReplicationService.RemoteTransientException

The call to ‘https://outlook.careexchange.in/EWS/mrsproxy.svc’ failed. Error details: Access is denied..

Microsoft.Exchange.MailboxReplicationService.RemotePermanentException

Access is denied.

Solution – Once MRS Proxy is accessible

  • Firewall Ports 443
  • MRS proxy not enabled in Web services Virtual Directory.

Endpoints can be created manually using the office 365 console.

Now lets see how to Create a Endpoint and do a test migration

Office 365 Admin Console – Data Migration – Exchange

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Choose Settings to Get your First Migration Endpoint Created.

Once Migration end point is Created

Choose Mailboxes – Assign License to mailbox and Start Migration

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Once test mailbox is created.

Sample End Point Default Settings

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Choose Migration to see status.

Choose Migration Endpoints to Manage Endpoints

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Manage Migration Endpoints –

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Co-existence Connectors can be Customized here below .

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See also –

Office 365 Hybrid Duplicate Mailboxes

Adding Domain in Existing Hybrid Configuration

About Satheshwaran Manoharan

Satheshwaran Manoharan is an Microsoft Exchange Server MVP , Publisher of CareExchange.in Supporting/Deploying/Designing Microsoft Exchange for some years. Extensive experience on Microsoft Technologies.

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2 comments

  1. thank you so much , i’ve created the hybrid connection ising HCW scuccessfully , and i’ve made a mifration for some mailboxes from on-premise to exchange online , unfotunately i can not sent from a mailbox on-prmise to a mailbox in exchange online , in ToolBox it sys STARTTLS is required although there is a certificate and the HCW alreaday reads it

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