Configure hybrid federated search from SharePoint Online to SharePoint Server - roadmap

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This article provides the roadmap for configuring hybrid search from SharePoint Online in Microsoft 365 for enterprises to SharePoint Server, which allows your users to use see search results from SharePoint Server when searching from Microsoft 365.

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 Microsoft 365 for SharePoint hybrid
Configure your Microsoft 365 organization 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 Microsoft 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 Microsoft 365. For information about how to run profile sync, see Manage user profile synchronization in SharePoint Server.
5. Configure inbound connectivity
Configure authentication from Microsoft 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. Display hybrid federated search results in SharePoint Online
Configure your search service application to display search results from SharePoint Server in Microsoft 365.

See also


Plan SharePoint Server hybrid