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Microsoft Office 365 - Exchange Online Implementation and Migration - Second Edition

By : David Greve, Loryan Strant, David Greve, Ian Waters
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Microsoft Office 365 - Exchange Online Implementation and Migration - Second Edition

By: David Greve, Loryan Strant, David Greve, Ian Waters

Overview of this book

Organizations are migrating to the cloud to save money, become more efficient, and empower their users with the latest technology. Office 365 delivers all of this in a reliable, fast, and ever-expanding way, keeping you ahead of the competition. As the IT administrator of your network, you need to make the transition as painless as possible for your users. Learn everything you need to know and exactly what to do to ensure your Office 365 Exchange online migration is a success! This guide gives you everything you need to develop a successful migration plan to move from Exchange, Google, POP3, and IMAP systems to Office 365 with ease. We start by providing an overview of the Office 365 plans available and how to make a decision on what plan fits your organization. We then dive into topics such as the Office 365 Admin Portal, integration options for professionals and small businesses, integration options for enterprises, preparing for a simple migration, performing a simple migration, and preparing for a hybrid deployment. Later in the book, we look at migration options for Skype for Business and SharePoint to further help you leverage the latest collaborative working technologies within your organization.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Microsoft Office 365 – Exchange Online Implementation and Migration - Second Edition
Credits
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
10
Deploying a Hybrid Infrastructure – Exchange Hybrid

Deploying Directory Synchronization


After both AD FS internal and AD FS proxy are installed and configured, we need to start the installation of Directory Synchronization, before we can start testing whether AD FS was set up successfully for Office 365. The following high-level steps will be performed when installing the Directory Synchronization server.

  1. Confirming preparation specifications

  2. Running the DirSync readiness wizard

  3. Installing AAD Connect

  4. Verifying healthy Directory Synchronization

Confirming preparation specifications

Before deploying the AAD Connect tool, you must consider whether it is best for you to run the tool from an existing server, build a new one locally on your network, or provision a server within Azure. If you decide to run the tool on its own server then hosting it in Azure is definitely a good idea, especially if you don't have any virtualization resources on premises. Purchasing and building a new physical server is a costly exercise, but creating a new server in the...