"HCW8096" error when you run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard

Note The Hybrid Configuration Wizard that's included in the Exchange Management Console in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is no longer supported. Therefore, you should no longer use the old Hybrid Configuration Wizard. Instead, use the Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard that's available at http://aka.ms/HybridWizard. For more information, see Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard for Exchange 2010.


When you run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard, you receive the following error message:

HCW8096 = No federation trust was found on Exchange Online. Please create a federation trust prior to running Hybrid Configuration Wizard.


No federation trust is provisioned in the Office 365 tenant. Or, the wizard was unable to detect the federation trust because of a transient issue.


Run the Hybrid Configuration Wizard again from http://aka.ms/HybridWizard. If the wizard still fails, contact Support.


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Article ID: 3185376 - Last Review: Dec 29, 2016 - Revision: 1