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

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This article provides the roadmap for configuring hybrid search from SharePoint Server to SharePoint Online in Microsoft 365 for enterprises, which allows your users to use see search results from Microsoft 365 when searching from 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 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. If you've already configured hybrid sites features, then server-to-server authentication has already been configured and you can skip this step.
4. Display hybrid federated search results in SharePoint Server
Configure your search service application to display search results from Microsoft 365.

See also


Plan SharePoint Server hybrid