Hybrid SharePoint Online – Existing on Premise Active Directory and Exchange

The following  collection of light reading is to guide those who need to connect SharePoint Online and existing on premise Exchange and Active Directory

The aim is to have on log in with cloud and on premise services synchronized.

This area is outside my skill set, but has already been raised with me twice, so this article is aimed at giving you some resources to read and pass on to your IT people.

Overview

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/hh395478.aspx

Get your head in the cloud: Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013/Office 365: http://blogs.technet.com/b/tothesharepoint/archive/2013/04/16/get-your-head-in-the-cloud-hybrid-for-sharepoint-2013-office.aspx

Questions about Single Sign On (SSO) with Office 365 for Education
http://blogs.technet.com/b/educloud/archive/2011/09/23/questions-about-single-sign-on-sso-with-office-365-for-education.aspx

How to set up Hybrid SharePoint

Configure single sign-on: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh967628.aspx#BKMK_2

Links below From http://blogs.technet.com/b/akieft/archive/2012/01/11/sharepoint-online-in-a-hybrid-environment.aspx

How Single Sign-On Works in Office 365
http://community.office365.com/en-us/w/sso/727.aspx

Prepare for Single Sign on:
http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/ff652540.aspx

Plan for and deploy Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 for use with single sign-on
http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/ff652539.aspx

Single sign-on: Roadmap
http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh125004.aspx

Deploying and Configuring ADFS 2.0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwHIKlAPV0g

Video Screencast: Complete setup details for federated identity access from on-premise AD to Office 365

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/plankytronixx/archive/2011/01/24/video-screencast-complete-setup-details-for-federated-identity-access-from-on-premise-ad-to-office-365.aspx