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Hybrid with Exchange Online

By linking your Hybrid and Exchange Online account with hire2retire, you can authorize RoboMQ to have a delegated access on your behalf to both applications. Hire2Retire needs the following permissions on your account to provide a seamless integration experience:

Microsoft Exchange Online

Feature Role Explanation
Azure AD distribution list Distribution Groups Read and Write Azure AD distribution lists.
Microsoft O365 Groups User Administrator, Mail Recipients Read and write on Microsoft o365 groups
Mail-Enabled Security Groups Security Group Creation and Membership Read and write mail enabled security groups.
Shared Mailbox User Administrator Read and write on mailbox.

The specified permissions should be included in a role group that the service account is being assigned to.

Create a Connection

Hybrid Connection

Hire2Retire requires the following details to create a connection.

  • Connection Name - A user defined nomenclature for your connection. By default, the connect name is "Connection-Directory Service", you can change the name as per your preferences.
  • Host - The host name is the IP address of your Active Directory Server. User can add more then one host for the same account.
  • Port - The TCP/IP port on which the Active Directory server is listening. Hire2Retire will only establish the LDAP connection with your SSL port. (The default is 636)
  • Base DN - It is a collection of objects that Hire2Retire will access within an Active Directory network. An object can be a single user, a group of users or a hardware component, such as a computer or printer. Each base DN holds a database containing object identity information. It should be given in the format "DC=example-domain,DC=com"
  • Username - The username to access the Active Directory server. Please make sure it belongs to the security group "Domain Admin" and has delegated control to target Organization Units (OU).
  • Password - The Password to access the Active Directory server.

Connection page

Figure 1. Hybrid Connection Set Up Page

Exchange Online Connection

To establish Exchange Online connection, you need to have an Azure Active Directory service account existing in a role group with neccessary permissions mentioned above.

Hybrid with Exchange Online Connection Name

Figure 2. Hybrid with Exchange Online Connection set up

Here are the permissions requested by Hire2Retire from your Microsoft Exchange Online account:

Permission requested from Microsoft Exchange Online

Figure 3. Permissions requested from Microsoft Exchange Online