The Enable-Mailbox cmdlet doesn't block migrated users from provisioning in Exchange Server 2016

Applies to: Exchange Server 2016 Enterprise EditionExchange Server 2016 Standard Edition

Symptoms


In a Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 hybrid environment, you could still run the Enable-Mailbox cmdlet against a remote mailbox that's already migrated to Microsoft Office 365, and provision a mailbox at the on-premise Exchange server.

Cause


This issue occurs because the validation is disabled.

Resolution


To fix this issue, install Cumulative Update 9 for Exchange Server 2016 or a later cumulative update for Exchange Server 2016.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References


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