Scenario: ExchangeServer2010 (hybrid) is a member of DomainA which has a 2way trust with DomainB.
ExchangeServer2016 (which is not yet in production) is a member of DomainB.
Objects of DomainA are synced by Azure AD Connect with Office365.
ExchangeServer2010 hosts on-premise mailboxes (both user and shared) and a set of remote-mailboxes (both user and shared). All our email from outside our organisation flows into our ExchangeServer2010 and decides if recipient is on-premise or in Exchange Online and sends it accordingly. so far so good.
What we want:
We want to decomission ExchangeServer2010 in DomainA and migrate all on-premise mailboxes (and their user-objects) to ExchangeServe2016 in DomainB. But also, we want to keep all user-objects with remote-mailboxes (both users and shared) in DomainA and keep them synced by Azure Ad Connect synced with Office365 and manage their mailboxes in Office365.
We want our future mail-flow like this: Have mail from outside our organisation flow to ExchangeServer2016 and decide if recipient exists on-premise and if not check with and/or forward to Exchange Online.
We are not sure how we can 'divorce' our remote-mail users from ExchangeServer2010 or if this is possible.
And we dont know how the last part in our future mailflow (decide if recipient exists on-premise and if not check with and/or forward to Exchange Online) is to be configured on ExchangeServe2016.
Thank you to anyone who can shed some light on our situation!