FastTrack Center Benefit Overview


Applies to: Exchange Online, Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Enterprise, Office 365 ProPlus, OneDrive for Business, Power BI, Project Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Yammer Enterprise

Topic Last Modified: 2016-06-21

With FastTrack Center Benefit for Office 365, you work remotely with Microsoft specialists to get your Office 365 environment ready for use and plan rollout and usage within your organization. To learn more about eligibility, see FastTrack Center Benefit for Office 365.

We cover the following topics:

Your Office 365 tenant is created at the completion of onboarding. Licensed users can access Office 365 by using one of the following identity options:

  • Cloud identities with unique Office 365 accounts.

  • Synchronized Identities with Office 365 accounts synchronized from your on-premises Active Directory with Azure Active Directory Connect (Synchronization services). These are for customers with:

    • A single Active Directory forest environment.

    • Supported multi-forests Active Directory topology. For supported topologies, see Source Environment Expectations.

  • Federated identities with Office 365 accounts that are:

    • Synchronized from Active Directory with the Azure Active Directory Connect tool for customers with:

      • A single Active Directory forest configuration.

      • A single Active Directory account forest (also known as a "logon forest") and a single Active Directory resource forest configuration.

    • Configured with an on-premises Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) infrastructure which is:

      • Federated with a Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS role from your on-premises Active Directory.

      • Federated with Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 onward from your on-premises Active Directory.

  • Licensed users can now access Eligible Services and Plans.

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