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

In this multi part article series, we will see how to set up 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.

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

Login to the Admin Center and add the domain

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Once domain is created successfully, you will get a 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 depending on the DNS Provider and replication intervals.

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Once DNS TXT record has been created, click on Verify to complete the verification

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Verification has been completed successfully.

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Modify the DNS records for the services based on the migration you have planned. Since this article is not focused on any migrations (We will be talking about migrations in upcoming articles).. I  will be focusing on the domain validation here

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Click on Finish and post successful completion of the DNS Settings.

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

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Download 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-MsolDomainToFederated  -DomainName eucharistia.co.in to convert the domain as Federated domain.

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