Best practices: Install XML files for locally 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.

Locally Managed needs install XML files for: the following packages:

Package

Languages

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit – CanAm Region

2 languages

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

1 language

Project Pro - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Visio Pro - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - VDI/Shared Computers - 32-bit - All regions

17 languages

Individual languages - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops 32-bit

3 languages

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

1 language

Project Pro (VL)- Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Visio Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

1 language

Locally Managed expects Monthly Channel users to self-provision and self-manage. Access will be excluded from the installation in all cases.

Example install XML files

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

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit – CanAm Region

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

XML download 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

Language ID=”fr-fr”

The additional language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

ExcludeApp ID=”Access"

Excludes Access from Office 365 ProPlus installation

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 - 32-bit - Germany

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”de-de”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

ExcludeApp ID=”Access"

Excludes Access from Office 365 ProPlus installation

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

Project Pro - Semi-Annual Channel – Desktops - 32-bit

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”ProjectProRetail”

SKU of Office Project Pro being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Project Pro

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Project Pro

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

Visio Pro - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”VisioProRetail”

SKU of Office Visio Pro being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Visio Pro

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Visio Pro

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

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

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetaill”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

Language ID=”ii-cc”

The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

ExcludeApp ID=”Access”

Excludes Access from Office 365 ProPlus installation

SharedComputerLicensing Value=”1”

Places Office 365 ProPlus into Shared Computer Activation mode

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

Individual languages - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops 32-bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
    <Product ID="LanguagePack">
      <Language ID="de-de" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
</Configuration> 

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”LanguagePack”

SKU of language pack being installed

Language ID=”de-de”

The language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

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

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetaill”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

ExcludeApp ID=”Access”

Excludes Access from Office 365 ProPlus installation

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

Project Pro - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”ProjectProRetail”

SKU of Office 365 Project Pro being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Project Pro

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Project Pro

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

Visio Pro - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops 32-bit

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

XML download file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being installed

Product ID=”VisioProRetail”

SKU of Office 365 Visio Pro being installed

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language being installed for Visio Pro

Display Level="None"

Hides the UI when installing Visio Pro

AcceptEULA="TRUE"

Accept the License Agreement

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