Deploy Microsoft Office 2016 – office365 ProPlus with SCCM 2012 R2


 

1. Download the Latest Office 2016 Deployment tool extract the file to a temp folder c:\temp\office2016

* The folder should contain the following: setup.exe and a sample configuration file

2. Copy The extracted file to your SCCM App`s Folder

3. Create a download xml file

<Configuration>

    <Add SourcePath="e:\temp\office2016\x64 EN" OfficeClientEdition="64" > <Product ID="ProPlusRetail">

     <Language ID="en-us" />

       </Product>

   </Add>

</Configuration>

4. Save it with the name “download x64 en.xml””

5. Start a command prompt and navigate to the folder where you installed the Office 2016 Deployment Tool

6. run this command: setup /download “download x64 en.xml””

When the program is complete you’ll have a new folder called x64 EN in your folder

7. Now copy the file “download x64 en.xml” and rename the new file to “download x86 en.xml

8.Open the new file and change the content to match the following

9.Save the file and run this command: setup /download “download x86 en.xml”

When program is complete you’ll have additional folder called x86 EN

Configuration files for Office 2016

1. Copy the “setup.exe” to the folder where you downloaded the Office files, a copy for each folder.

So now your folder looks something like this

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Create a configuration for setup.exe

1. create a configuration for setup.exe

<Configuration>

<Add OfficeClientEdition=”64″>

<Product ID=”ProPlusRetail” >

<Language ID=”en-us” />

</Product>

</Add>

<Display Level=”None” AcceptEULA=”TRUE” />

</Configuration>

 

2. Copy the configuration file to the folder

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Installation using SCCM 2012

1. Copy the folder to your SCCM application folder

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, choose Software Library > Application Management > Applications –> Create Application

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On the General page of the Create Application Wizard, select Manually specify the application information, and then choose Next

2.On the General information page, enter a name for the application, enter any optional information, and then choose Next.

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3. On the Application Catalog page, provide the information that’s appropriate for your environment, and then choose Next.

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  1. On the Deployment Types page, choose Next. We’ll add a deployment type later.
  2. On the Summary page, review the settings you’ve chosen, and then choose Next to create the application.
  3. After the application is created, on the Completion page, choose Close.

1. Copy the folder to your SCCM application folder

2.Open sccm

Start the Create Application Wizard

Select “Manually Specify the application information”

Enter the name, I used “Microsoft Office 2016″

 

Just click next …

Click Add… to create a deployment type

Select “Manually specify the deployment type information”

Enter a name for the deployment type, I like “Silent Install x64″, sounds a bit like ninjas and stuff

Specify the location of your source files

Enter the following as Installation program: setup.exe /configure “configuration x64.xml”

Click Add Clause to add a detection rule

Select Windows Installer and use {90160000-008C-0000-1000-0000000FF1CE} for the product code

Technically it is the product for the “Office 16 Click-to-Run Extensibility Component” but it does the trick.

All done for the detection method

Set whatever user experience you like, again I like stealthy ninja deployments.

We also should add a requirement for x64 OS, just in case.

Select the x64 operating systems you support.

All done here

And here

Let’s summarize a little

Almost done …

But not yet …

Okay if this was a Youtube video I would do some fast forward magic to save your time…

Now all that remains is to distribute and deploy …

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