Best practices: Install XML files for cloud managed

The Best Practices Guide includes deployment recommendations and real-world examples from the Office 365 Product Group and delivery experts from Microsoft Services. For a list of all the articles, see Best practices guide for deploying Office 365 ProPlus.

Cloud Managed needs install XML files for the following packages:

Package

Languages

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Shared Computers - 32-bit

1 language

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Cloud Managed expects Monthly Channel users to self-provision and self-manage. All applications will be included in the install.

Example install XML files

The following are the Cloud Managed example install XML files for configuring and installing Office 365 clients.

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
    <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
        <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
            <Language ID="en-us" />
        </Product>
    </Add>
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Logging Level="Standard" />
    <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration>

XML install file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value =”True”

Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - Shared Computer Activation - 32-bit

<Configuration>
    <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
        <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
            <Language ID="en-us" />
        </Product>
    </Add>
    <Property Name="SharedComputerLicensing" Value="1" />
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Logging Level="Standard" />
    <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration>

XML install file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

SharedComputerLicensing Value="1"

Places Office 365 ProPlus into Shared Computer Activation mode

FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value =”True”

Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
    <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Targeted">
        <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
            <Language ID="en-us" />
        </Product>
    </Add>
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Logging Level="Standard" />
    <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration>

XML install file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value =”True”

Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

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