During the beta of Office 365 for Enterprises, we received great feedback from our customers and wanted to vastly simplify the process for configuring Exchange in a hybrid deployment with Office 365. We are introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 to refine the deployment process as a result of that feedback.

What is the Hybrid Configuration Wizard?

The Hybrid Configuration Wizard consists of:

  1. A new Exchange Management Console (EMC) wizard that guides you through the end-to-end process for configuring a hybrid deployment.
  2. A set of Exchange Management Shell (EMS) cmdlets that orchestrate the configuration process (as always, the EMC executes these Shell cmdlets).
  3. Improvements to the manageability of some of the underlying hybrid features (no more exchangedelegation.contoso.com or service.contoso.com domains – Yay!)

Read the complete blog at http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/12/08/introducing-the-hybrid-configuration-wizard.aspx

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