Create ConfigMgr Package for Office 365 Pro Plus

Quick guide to create an O365 Pro Plus (e.g. Click-To-Run) deployment with ConfigMgr

  1. Obtain the source files
    1. Download the Office Deployment Tool for Click-To-Run
    2. Run the wizard (or use a tool such as 7-zip) to extract Setup.exe
    3. setup.exe /download <path of Configuration.xml file>
  2. Create a configuration file based upon config your desired configurations (or use the example below)
    http://community.office365.com/en-us/blogs/office_365_community_blog/archive/2013/03/06/office-365-proplus-administrator-series-client-deployment-options.aspx
  3. Create a ConfigMgr package with the setup.exe, configuration.xml file(s), and the download Office folder
  4. Create a program for the package to run command line setup.exe /configure <path of Configuration.xml file>
    (setup will locate the source files within the Office folder)

Example configuration.xml file for deployment

<Configuration>

<Add OfficeClientEdition="32" >
<Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
<Language ID="en-us" />
</Product>
</Add>

<Updates Enabled="TRUE" />

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

<Logging Name="O365ProPlusRetail.log" Path="%temp%" />  -->

<Property Name="AUTOACTIVATE" Value="1" />

</Configuration>

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