Enable Remote Mailbox (Hybrid) using Exchange Management Shell

  1. First create a new mailbox in Active Directory and then assign a licence to the account on Office 365.
  2. To create an Online Mailbox for user & whilst running in Hybrid Mode you need to run the following PowerShell command on the On-Prem Exchange server to connect the AD account to the O365 mailbox:

Open the Exchange Management Shell on-prem and run the following cmdlets:

Enable-RemoteMailbox “Ahmed Mohammed” -RemoteRoutingAddress "amohammed@specialistech.mail.onmicrosoft.com"

The Enable-RemoteMailbox cmdlet can be run immediately after creating the user account in Active Directory.

Replace the Full name, username and domain name (example highlighted below in yellow):

 

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