Hybrid features in SharePoint 2016

How to configure Hybrid features in SharePoint 2016

When you completes the Farm Configuration Wizard, you will see option to configure Hybride features

This completes the Farm Configuration Wizard.

Hybrid features in SharePoint 2016
With hybrid features, you can take a best-of-both-worlds approach by providing access to Office 365 productivity services and offerings directly within SharePoint Server 2016. To learn more about SharePoint hybrid solutions, visit the ‘SharePoint Hybrid Solutions Center’.

Click Configure Hybrid Features or “Office 365” in the left navigation pane to begin configuring hybrid features. Otherwise, click Finish to continue to the SharePoint Central Administration page where you can continue configuring other settings for your farm. Configure Hybrid Features

To return to this wizard, or access additionally installed wizards, click ‘Configuration Wizards’ in the left navigation pane.


 Hybrid features in SharePoint 2016

Hybrid features in SharePoint 2016

Click Configure Hybrid Features to Configure

This will take us to Configure hybrid OneDrive and Sites features


Configure hybrid OneDrive and Sites features


Configure hybrid OneDrive and Sites features
To manually configure hybrid OneDrive and Sites features, check the prerequisites and use the settings below

Select audience for hybrid features
If you want only a specific set of users to use hybrid features, you can select an existing audience or create a new audience.

Sharepoint 2016 configuration wizard

How to run SharePoint 2016 Configuration Wizard?  Are you familiar with SharePoint 2013? If so this is not difficult at all.

Got to Central Administration and you will find link for SharePoint Configuration Wizard


Running SharePoint 2016 Configuration Wizard

Select the service account for SharePoint 2016 

Running SharePoint 2016 configuration wizard and select service account
Running SharePoint 2016 configuration wizard and select service account


Select the service Applications 


Select SharePoint 2016 services


Once you select all the services, click next to compete the task.



Installing Sharepoint 2016

How to Install SharePoint 2016. If your familiar installing previous version of SharePoint, this should not be hard.  Make sure all the pre-requests are installed and your server got all the updates.

  1. Download the installation file and run setup


2. Run the configuration wizard


3. Create a new server farm or connect to existing environment. I am installing SharePoint 2016 in sandbox and I select create a new server farm


4. Specify the Database name


5.  In SharePoint 2016 we can specify the server roll during the installation. In this case, I am using single server farm


6. Verify your settings and click next to complete the installation



7. Wait until all the files get installed and your ready to use SharePoint 2016