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Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid

Book Description

This book is part of a series to provide readers from all over the world with a guide on how to connect SharePoint on-premises to Microsoft's cloud services. You will gain insight into planning, architecture, configuration, and management of SharePoint hybrid. This book covers foundational topics with which you will learn more about Office 365 and Microsoft Azure, architecture planning, platform hygiene and preparation, directory synchronization, and how to configure a seamless single sign-on experience for users.


Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Introduction
    1. Acknowledgments
    2. Free ebooks from Microsoft Press
    3. Errata, updates, & book support
    4. We want to hear from you
    5. Stay in touch
  7. Chapter 1. Microsoft cloud overview
    1. Microsoft cloud services background
      1. Office 365
      2. Microsoft Azure
    2. Why hybrid?
    3. What is SharePoint hybrid?
    4. The importance of hybrid in digital transformation
    5. Overview of SharePoint hybrid capabilities
      1. Cloud hybrid search
      2. Hybrid sites features
    6. Why Microsoft?
      1. Security
      2. Transparency
      3. Money-back-guaranteed enterprise-grade Service Level Agreements
  8. Chapter 2. Azure and Office 365 for SharePoint hybrid
    1. Microsoft cloud services
      1. Azure Active Directory
      2. Azure AD Domain Services
      3. Azure AD Join
      4. Identity models
    2. How does Office 365 and Azure work?
    3. Choosing the right Office 365 plan
    4. FastTrack for Office 365
    5. Getting started
    6. Configuring hybrid overview
  9. Chapter 3. Architecture, authentication, and authorization
    1. Architecture topologies
    2. Hybrid HA planning
      1. Azure AD Connect HA
    3. SSO considerations
    4. ExpressRoute planning
    5. Scenarios for SharePoint on-premises and Azure with ExpressRoute
      1. Azure Site Recovery
      2. Standby farms
    6. Planning for multiforest directory scenarios
    7. Hybrid network ports and protocols overview
    8. Identity models in SharePoint hybrid (user authentication)
    9. The federation authentication process
    10. Open Authorization and server-to-server authentication
    11. Azure ACS
    12. S2S authentication trust between SharePoint and SharePoint Online
    13. What is identity management?
    14. Planning source of authority
    15. Authorization: planning access
      1. Plan SharePoint Online access
      2. Plan for users outside the organization to access resources
      3. Plan for administrators
  10. Chapter 4. Platform hygiene preparation
    1. Planning requirements and functionality
    2. Environment preparation
      1. Office 365 readiness checks
      2. User identities and directory preparation
      3. Active Directory schema
      4. External domain name
      5. Internal domain name
      6. Multiforest environments
      7. Name resolution (DNS)
      8. SSL certificates
      9. Server requirements
      10. Network requirements
    3. Client application preparation
    4. SharePoint on-premises requirements
    5. IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool
      1. Supported operating system
      2. System requirements
      3. Operating the IdFix tool
    6. Directory auditing
    7. Capacity planning
  11. Chapter 5. Synchronizing users to the cloud
    1. Directory synchronization
      1. Azure Active Directory Sync
      2. Azure AD Sync
      3. Azure AD Connect
      4. MIM 2016
    2. Azure AD Connect preparation
      1. Domain verification
      2. Cloud user ID verification
      3. IdFix cleanup
      4. Activate Directory synchronization
      5. Password write-back
    3. Azure AD Connect configuration
    4. Verification
    5. Troubleshooting synchronization issues
    6. Managing directory synchronization
      1. Starting and stopping synchronization
      2. Managing Azure AD by using Windows PowerShell
  12. Chapter 6. SharePoint hybrid single sign-on
    1. SSO
      1. AD FS
      2. Web Application Proxy
    2. Configuration steps of AD FS
    3. Working with subdomains
      1. Secure Sockets Layer Certificates
      2. DNS settings
    4. Configuring AD FS
      1. Azure AD Connect
      2. The Active Directory Federation Services Configuration wizard
      3. Installing AD FS by using Windows PowerShell
      4. The Web Application Proxy Configuration Wizard
      5. Configuring Web Application Proxy by using Windows PowerShell
      6. High availability
    5. Verification
      1. Windows service startup checklist
      2. AD FS verification
      3. Web Application Proxy verification
      4. SSO verification
      5. Verify SharePoint online SSO
      6. Verify settings by using Azure AD Connect
      7. Validate your AD FS configuration
    6. Troubleshooting SSO issues
    7. Azure AD Connect Health
  13. About the author
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  16. Survey
  17. Free ebooks
  18. Code Snippets