Configure hybrid Business Connectivity Services - roadmap

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This article provides the roadmap for configuring hybrid Microsoft Business Connectivity Services between SharePoint Online in Office 365 for enterprises and SharePoint Server.

Follow these steps in the order shown. If you already completed a step when you did a different roadmap, skip that step and go to the next.

Step Description
1. Configure Office 365 for SharePoint hybrid
Configure your Office 365 tenant for a hybrid environment, including registering your domain, configuring UPN suffixes, and synchronizing your user accounts.
2. Set up SharePoint services for hybrid environments
Configure the needed SharePoint services for hybrid search, including User Profiles, MySites, and the Application Management service.
3. Configure server-to-server authentication from SharePoint Server to SharePoint Online
Configure server-to-server authentication between SharePoint Server and Office 365.
4. Synchronize user profiles
Run SharePoint user profile synchronization to update the SharePoint User Profile Store with the new account UPNs that you added when you configured Office 365. For information about how to run profile sync, see Manage user profile synchronization in SharePoint Server.
5. Configure inbound connectivity
Configure authentication from Office 365 to SharePoint Server.
6. Configure a reverse proxy device for SharePoint Server hybrid
Configure a reverse proxy device for your on-premises environment.
7. Deploy a Business Connectivity Services hybrid solution in SharePoint
Deploy the Business Connectivity Services solution.

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Concepts

Plan SharePoint Server hybrid