Hybrid migration is a process where both Exchange and Office 365 exist in a hybrid deployment. It allows the presence of data in both On-Premise Exchange and the cloud mailbox of Office 365. This allows users to work more effectively with the data. The hybrid connection also makes the Administrator have an integrated control on both platforms that are Exchange Server and Exchange Online.
Before migrating Exchange Server to Office 365:
Creating endpoints is very necessary for any migration process from Exchange to Office 365 Platform. Therefore, before hybrid migration, it is significant to follow this step. To the steps for endpoints creating visit: https://www.mailsdaddy.com/blogs/create-migration-endpoints-office-365-exchange-online/
The second important requirement is the enabling of the MRS Proxy Server. MRS also called as Mailbox Replication Service, its permission is necessary as MRS contains proxy endpoints that are needed for Exchange to Office 365 migration.
To permit MRS Proxy Server, follow the givens steps:
How to migrate from Exchange 2013, 2016, 2019 to Office 365?
Below are the steps for Exchange to Office 365 Hybrid Migration.
After Exchange to Office 365 migration:
After the completion removes the migration batch following the below steps:
After completion of the batch migration from Exchange to Office 365, it is also required to enable the offline accessing of the Outlook Web App. Users need to reset the setting of the offline access in the browser for using Outlook on the web offline.
Open the EAC and select Office 365 > Recipients > Migration to display the move status for the mailboxes selected in the remote move wizard. The value of the Status is Syncing during the mailbox move, and it’s Completed when the mailbox has successfully moved to either the on-premises or Exchange Online organization.
In this blog, you have learned How to Migrate Exchange Mailbox to Office 365. Hybrid migration is one of the complex tasks; however, it provides a better experience than Cutover, IMAP, and Staged Migration. Users easily perform the Exchange Server to Office 365 migration using the above step-by-step method.