As Microsoft continue to develop the functionality in Office 365 and Azure AD, the cloud becomes a more and more attractive proposition for organisations that previously would not have been able to move data away from their on-premises servers. And whereas Exchange Online has previously been the first entry point for many organisations, the ever-improving … More How to secure Exchange 2016 with Azure AD – Part 2 – Hybrid Modern Authentication
This is the second in a series of posts. You can find links to the other parts of the series here: Part One – Introduction Part Two – Full Mailbox Access In Part One I gave an overview of the different scenarios in which cross-premises permissions are affected in a Hybrid scenario between Office 365 … More Delegate permissions in Exchange Hybrid – Part Two – Full Mailbox Access
If you are in the situation where you are migrating from a non-Microsoft mail system (e.g. Domino Lotus Notes, Google) or a hosted Exchange platform you may be in the situation where you have set up AAD Connect before extending your Active Directory Schema to include the Microsoft Exchange attributes. This can cause problems when … More How to fix being unable to add Exchange Hybrid features to AAD Connect configuration
I was recently in the position working on a project with a customer for the first time where they needed to set up Skype for Business Hybrid, but with closed federation. This wasn’t something I’d come across before and all of the default documentation and articles I found seemed to presume that organisations would be … More Skype for Business Hybrid with closed Federation
In a couple of scenarios recently I have come across clients where they have TMG/UAG/ISA in front of their Exchange Hybrid deployment and cannot allow traffic through to their Exchange infrastructure that isn’t pre-authenticated at the reverse proxy. This became a stumbling block most notably for Free/Busy with Exchange Hybrid – which uses Autodiscover to … More Manually setting Free/Busy endpoint for Exchange Hybrid
In a blog post published on 19th February the Exchange Team blog announced that an upcoming certificate renewal for Office 365 on 15th April 2016 will break Hybrid mail flow in certain circumstances. These are: If you are running Exchange 2013 CU8 or earlier. You have upgraded to Exchange 2013 CU9 or later, but have not re-run … More Warning – Update to Office 365 Certificate could break your Exchange 2013 Hybrid
The Exchange Team Blog announced yesterday that the latest update for the Hybrid Configuration Wizard for Exchange now supports Exchange 2010 SP3. This will be a massive boost to many businesses who are currently on 2010 and moving to O365, and will make setting up the Hybrid configuration in 2010 much easier, taking away one … More Update to Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard brings Exchange 2010 support!