How to validate connectivity to Office 365 Services

August 17th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Office 365

Many Organizations involved Microsoft to do a Network Assessment before migrating to Office 365. Microsoft will review your network and recommendations will be shared to the customers to ensure users have proper connectivity to office 365 Services.


Microsoft announced a new tool connectivity.office.com help all organizations to analyze the network connectivity to Office 365 services. Once analyzed the network connectivity it will redirect you to fix if any issues in found your environment. Microsoft did a tremendous job for Office 365 customers to use this network connectivity tool to analyze their network traffic to Office 365 services.

This Tool is capable to analyze the below

  • 470 tests will be done to validate the traffic to Exchange Online, Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams + Identity & Authentication.
  • Tools will analyze whether you are using Proxy servers to reach Office 365 Services or a direct Internet connection and validates the latency.
  • SSL Intercepted URL will be identified and you can ensure those URL are not intercepted.
  • It will compare the performance with the other customers near to you and share the status of your company network status.

To validate your network connectivity

From your network, access connectivity.office.com in IE or Edge Browser and the select your location.

Enter your tenant name alone without onmicrosoft.com and click on run the Test.

Once the test completed, you can see the result in the browser.

You can view the results and impact status of your network and also the Details and Solutions details of the network validation. In addition, you can get a link of your network performance validation result and share with other engineers or Microsoft.

Hope you are validating your network performance from all the locations to ensure no issues in connecting Office 365 services.

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