Saturday, 18 April 2015

Office365 Offline deployment Using Click-To-Run

1. Download Installation Source

a) Download the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run

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c) Select a folder for it to extract the setup.exe file to
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d) Open configuration.xml from the folder created in Step.3 with notepad

e) Add below script to xml file
<Add OfficeClientEdition="32" >
<Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
<Language ID="en-us" />
</Product>
</Add>
<Updates Enabled="TRUE" UpdatePath="" />
<Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
<Logging Name="OfficeSetup.txt" Path="%temp%" />
</Configuration>

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g) Office Folder will be created with source (~1.3 GB)
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h) Create Network share and copy downloaded & C2R files In network share so that all users have access
ex : \\server\share\Office365\

NOTE: 32Bit / 64Bit will not go together. If 64 bit exists on machine need to install 64bit source.

2. Deployment of Office365 using network Share

a. Edit the configuration.xml with below changes and save as Deploy.xml
SourcePath=“\\server\share\Office365”

So the entire line should look something like

<Add OfficeClientEdition=”32″ SourcePath=“\\server\share\Office365”>

b. Create new file Deploy.bat in network share created \\server\share\Office\
@echo off
pushd %~dp0
echo /******************************************
echo /* Installing Office 365
echo /******************************************
setup.exe /CONFIGURE Deploy.xml
pause

c. Once the Command is executed users should have Office365 Pro Plus installed

Note: Users need to login and activate with Office365 Credentials