Office Document Editing using Office Online Server 2016 with On-Prem Exchange 2016

Product covered – Office Online Server 2016 and Exchange 2016 CU2

Summary/Goal – Achieve document editing using a web browser without having desktop version of MS Office 2016

 

Like Office 365 document editing, you can also setup your infrastructure for the on-prem document editing . The end-user does not require desktop version of Microsoft Office.

In this lab, I’m using a 3rd party ssl certificate and all the domain name are FQDN.
Exchange URLS  https://mail.office365sme.com, auto discover.office365sme.com 
OOS Server URL https://oos.office365sme.com 
Friendly Certificate name The Office 365 SME

 

Begin Installation

Office Online Server 2016

If you see the same error as I did then install the particular KB, once installed it will dis-appeared as below

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Now setup your OfficeWebApp Farm as below – As mentioned above I’m using the same url. These are my lab urls–

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It FAILED, because the certificate name was type incorrectly. I ran the same cmdlet agains with the correct Certificate Name ‘The Office 365 SME’

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Setting up Exchange 2016 Server to integrate with Office Online Server 2016

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Verifying the above integration –

https://oos.office365sme.com/hosting/discovery

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Viewing / Editing the Document Online via browser on your On-Prem Exchange 2016

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Cheers 🙂

Now your on-prem Exchange 2016 offers you the same feature (one of them) as Office 365.