How to create a Office 365 mailbox in a hybrid exchange configuration?

How to create a Office 365 mailbox in a hybrid exchange configuration?

Through these instructions you can create a mailbox from Exchange On-Premise in Office 365 Online.

You can create a user mailbox here.

1. Requirements

2. Create a remote mailbox via PowerShell

Create an AD user as a test.
Or use an existing user account.

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Open Exchange Management Shell and run this command:

Enable-remotemailbox remotetest -PrimarySmtpAddress remotetest@365tips.be -RemoteRoutingAddress remotetest@365tips.onmicrosoft.com
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3. start a Azure AD Sync

This can be done at: https://365tips.be/hoe-start-je-een-azure-ad-synchronisatie/

Your Remotemailbox has been created!

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4. give the user the necessary licence

This can be done manually or automatically with a dynamic or static group. https://365tips.be/2020/01/16/hoe-voeg-je-office-365-licenties-toe-aan-personas

4. give the user the necessary licence

This can be done manually or automatically with a dynamic or static group. https://365tips.be/2020/01/16/hoe-voeg-je-office-365-licenties-toe-aan-personas

5. Do you want to convert the mailbox to a shared mailbox?

Via https://outlook.office.com/ecp / you can click on the mailbox and convert it to a shared mailbox.

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That's it! You have now created a remote mailbox in Office 365!

Why a remote mailbox?

This leaves a recipient 'behind' with a base in the Exchange On-premise. Useful for modifying several objects simultaneously with a script.

For mailbox management you need Active-Directory for mailflow you need a hybrid mailbox. It is logical that you then also have a hybridexchange .

Here you can read more reasons why a hybrid Exchange environment.

Also read: Tutorial: Adding an email alias in Office 365, Exchange or Active-Directory

Jasper

Jasper

Welcome to 365tips.be. On this website you can read articles and experiences about Office 365 with focus on Microsoft Teams. Feel free to ask me a question and I will answer it in a blog post. Help others by giving feedback at the bottom of the articles. This blog is made in Dutch. The multilingual website is offered with best-effort machine translation.
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