Configure federation with Skype for Business Online

Skype for Business Server 2015
 

Topic Last Modified: 2016-01-08

Summary: Learn how to configure interoperability between your on-premises deployment and Skype for Business Online.

Follow the steps in this section to configure interoperability between your on-premises deployment and Skype for Business Online.

Federation allows users in your on-premises deployment to communicate with Office 365 users in your organization. To configure federation, run the following cmdlets in the Skype for Business Server Management Shell:

Set-CSAccessEdgeConfiguration -AllowOutsideUsers 1 -AllowFederatedUsers 1 -EnablePartnerDiscovery 1 -UseDnsSrvRouting
New-CSHostingProvider -Identity SkypeforBusinessOnline -ProxyFqdn "sipfed.online.lync.com" -Enabled $true -EnabledSharedAddressSpace $true -HostsOCSUsers $true -VerificationLevel UseSourceVerification -IsLocal $false -AutodiscoverUrl https://webdir.online.lync.com/Autodiscover/AutodiscoverService.svc/root

A Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) address is a unique identifier for each user on a network, similar to a phone number or an email address. Before you try to move users from on-premises to Skype for Business Online, you’ll need to configure your Office 365 tenant to share the Shared Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) address space with your on-premises deployment. If this is not configured, you may see the following error message:

Move-CsUser : HostedMigration fault: Error=(510), Description=(This user’s tenant is not enabled for shared sip address space.)

To configure a shared SIP address space, establish a remote PowerShell session with Skype for Business Online, and then run the following cmdlet:

Set-CsTenantFederationConfiguration -SharedSipAddressSpace $true

To establish a remote PowerShell session with Skype for Business Online, you first need to install the Skype for Business Online connector module for Windows PowerShell, which you can get here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=391911.

After you install the module, you can establish a remote session with the following cmdlets:

Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector
$cred = Get-Credential
$CSSession = New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $cred
Import-PSSession $CSSession -AllowClobber

For more information about how to establish a remote PowerShell session with Skype for Business Online, see Connecting to Lync Online by using Windows PowerShell.

For more information about using the Skype for Business Online connector PowerShell module, see Using Windows PowerShell to manage Lync Online.

 
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