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This article will outline how to enable two-way contact sync between an Exchange Server and Office 365 Public Folder. CiraHub consolidates numerous data sources from multiple platforms ensuring that the information remains consistent across devices and software.

  1. First, Log in to CiraHub. You will be taken to the onboarding wizard. (See figure below.) Next, select the object you want to sync. In this example the contacts object has been selected. Hub and Spoke Setup
  2. Next start the Hub and Spoke setup. Click on “Exchange Server” as your source type for your contact spoke and select User Mailbox.Exchange Server Select User Mailbox
  3. Enter your Exchange Sever Connector Login, Password, URL, and Exchange Version. If you are running an Exchange Server Version dated 2016 or later, always select Exchange 2016 in your Connector Settings. Click here for more information on How to Find your Exchange Server settings. Connector Settings
  4. Wait for CiraHub to Validate your Exchange Server Settings in order to access your data. Exchange Server Validation
  5. Select the Mailbox Folder you would like to sync.  Select the Mailbox Folder you would like to sync.  
  6. Type in a Spoke Name and click Next.  exchange server spoke name
  7. Type in a Hub Name and click Create.  exchange server hub name
  8. Select the option to add an Additional Spoke. add spoke
  9. Select Office 365 In my tenant and Select Public Folder as the source type of your contact Spoke portion of the wizard will appear. (See figure below.)
  10. Select which Public Folder to Sync.Select which Public Folder to Sync.
  11. Type in a Spoke Name and Click Create. exchange server spoke name
  12. Next, right click your spoke, and select “Sync Options”. From there you will be taken to a new window, click the box which says, “Allow Hub to create and sync items in this spoke.” This will enable 2-way synchronization between the Hub and your spoke. Next, right click your spoke, and select “Sync Options”. 
  13. Click on “Allow Hub” to create and sync items in this spoke. This will enable two-way synchronization from the endpoint to the Hub database and back.Click on “Allow Hub” to create and sync items in this spoke.
  14. Click the Advanced tab to set up contact filtering settings. This would enable a user to synchronize and create Hub items based on specific criteria. Find out more about contact filtering here. Hubspot Advanced
  15. Click on “Sync now” in order to enable 2-way synchronization for the current spoke. You can also edit any synchronization options for each of your spokes down below. Click on “Sync now” in order to enable 2-way synchronization

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CiraHub is a two-way sync platform for shared contacts and calendars for Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Server, and other Microsoft Enterprise Applications users. The software is designed to make it easy for people lacking IT expertise to set up shared contact and calendar sync for their company. For more information check out the FAQ page and our CiraHub Onboarding Guide.