How To Configure Exchange 2016 Hybrid Deployment With Office 365 - Part One

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.

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.

Okay. Let’s get started.

Step 1 Configuring ADFS Using SQL Database

Open Server Manager

SQL Database

Select Active Directory Federation Services and Click Next

SQL Database

SQL Database


SQL Database

Select Create the First Federation Server in a federation server farm and Click Next

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

Enter the SQL Server Database Host Name and Click Next.  The installation will create Database instance for ADFS.

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

SQL Database

In the installation you can see ADFSArtifactStore and AdfsConfiguration databases got created.

SQL Database

So far we have seen how to set up ADFS for Hybrid deployment with SQL Database.