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How to: Skype for Business 2015 Hybrid Configuration

How to: Skype for Business 2015 Hybrid Configuration 

A hybrid deployment Skype Enterprise allows hosting users of one or more SIP domains in Skype pools Enterprise Server local and/or company Skype Online.

You can configure your local deployment to a hybrid use with Skype Enterprise Online and use Active Directory synchronization to maintain synchronization for local users and online.

This article introduces the connection of a hybrid environment Skype for Business Company in 2015 with a holding Office365. The scenario assumes that an Edge Server is already in production and operational.

A SIP address (Session Initiation Protocol) is an identifier that must be unique for each user in the image of a phone number or email address. In Hybrid mode, it is necessary to configure the holding Office365 in a shared mode for the SIP domain with the environment Skype 20105 Company on site.


The good success of a deployment must consider all technological prerequisites:

Office 365 Multi-tenant;Active directory synchronization
An active Office 365 tenant with Skype Online enabled
Local Hybrid with one piece Office365
Global Admin rights in Skype Online
Synchronized passwords via ADFS or Connect AAD
Local deployment of Skype for Business Server 2015, Lync Server 2013 or 2010 (update March 2013);

Supported Clients:

Skype Entreprise
Lync 2013
Lync 2010
Universal Lync app (Windows Store)
Lync Web App
Lync Mobile
Lync pour Mac 2011
Lync Room System and Skype Entreprise Room System
Lync Basic 2013

Step 1: Edge server configuration:

First we must enable federation to allow communications with Office 365. 

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