An Engineers Notebook

Installing Office 365 with the Click to Run Deployment Tool

The Office 365 Click-to-Run installer can install any version of Office in any configuration. This is an ideal tool to set up on a central server, and specify a standard configuration for all users. This makes future installs really quick and easy with no internet download required.

Download – Microsoft Office 2013 Deployment Tool

Download – Microsoft Office 2016 Deployment Tool


[The following exemples have the Deployment Tool saved in c:office 2013 deployment tool]



The two main switches are:


/download


Use this switch to download the packages you require. You need to edit the configuration XML to specify what you want to download.

Example: (download.xml)

If we want to install O365BusinessRetail 64 bit in English the config file will be:

<Configuration>
  <Add SourcePath=”c:Office 2013 Deployment Tool” OfficeClientEdition=”64″>
   <Product ID=”O365BusinessRetail” >
     <Language ID=”en-us” />     
   </Product>
  </Add>
</Configuration>

To execute the download run: (download.bat)


setup.exe /download “c:office 2013 deployment tooldownload.xml”


/configure

This switch installs the application and configures it as specified in the XML file

Example file (configuration.xml): To install O365BusinessRetail in 32 bit in English

<Configuration>
  <Add SourcePath=”c:office 2013 deployment tool” OfficeClientEdition=”32″>
   <Product ID=”O365BusinessRetail” >
     <Language ID=”en-us” />     
   </Product>
  </Add>
</Configuration>


To execute the install run the following: (setup.bat)

setup.exe /configure “c:office 2013 deployment toolconfiguration.xml”


The following links contain all of the Office 365 versions that can be downloaded/installed and detailed explaination of the use of each switch. Also how to exclude certain applications from install such as installing office without Microsoft Access.



https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2842297

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