Learn how to configure and on-board SharePoint Hybrid Extranet Sites.
SharePoint Hybrid deployments commonly use the ability to create and manage an extranet site for cross organization business-to-business (B2B) collaborations in Office 365. There are several complimentary SharePoint Online B2B features that make Office 365 SharePoint Online a great place to have simple, secure, and connected partners engagements. See Configure Office 365 SharePoint Online sites for Extranet B2B Collaboration with Admin Managed Partner Users for a full list of Business-to-Business Extranet Collaboration scenarios supported in SharePoint Online. Also see SharePoint Hybrid for full list of SharePoint Hybrid scenarios.
There are two major steps in setting up and configuring a SharePoint Hybrid Extranet site:
Step 1: Configure the SharePoint Online Sites for external collaboration and optionally only allow sharing with admin managed partner users. See SharePoint Hybrid: Configure SharePoint Online for Business to Business Collaboration for Admin Managed Partner Users for details.
Step 2: Hybrid Connect your SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online with the Hybrid Sites scenario. See Hybrid site following for details.
If you are a SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 on-premises customer, you can choose to connect your on-premises SharePoint installation to Office 365 to offer a seamless navigation experience to your corporate users while at the same time keeping the B2B Extranet Sites isolated from on-premises in the Office 365. See Hybrid sites features and OneDrive for Business for more details.