Best practices: Sample configuration files for downloading Office 365 ProPlus

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.

This article includes some common XML configuration files for using the Office 2016 Deployment Tool to download Office 365 ProPlus source files.

Sample Download File with all Office Applications – Semi-Annual Channel

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

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Broad”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Sample Download File with all Office Applications in 64-bit – Monthly Channel

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="64" Channel="Monthly">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"> 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product> 
   </Add>
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”64”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Monthly”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Sample Download File with all Office Applications with English and Spanish – Semi-Annual Channel

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"> 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="es-es" /> 
      </Product>
   </Add> 
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Broad”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="es-es"

The additional language being downloaded for Office 365 ProPlus.

Sample Download File with all Applications including Visio and Project 2016 Click to Run – Semi-Annual Channel

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"> 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product>
      <Product ID="VisioProRetail">
         <Language ID="en-us" /> 
      </Product>
      <Product ID="ProjectProRetail">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product> 
   </Add>
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Broad”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Product ID="VisioProRetail"

Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus. Note: Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Visio 2016 Click to Run.

Product ID="ProjectProRetail”

Project 2016Office 365 ProPlus. Note: Project 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Project 2016 Click to Run.

Sample Download File with all Applications including Visio and Project 2016 Click to Run with English and Spanish – Semi-Annual Channel

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="es-es" /> 
      </Product>
      <Product ID="VisioProRetail"> 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="es-es" /> 
      </Product>
      <Product ID="ProjectProRetail"> 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="es-es" /> 
      </Product>
   </Add> 
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Broad”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="es-es"

The additional language being downloaded for Office 365 ProPlus.

Product ID="VisioProRetail"

Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus. Note: Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Visio 2016 Click to Run.

Language ID="es-es"

The additional language being downloaded for Visio 2016 Click to Run.

Product ID="ProjectProRetail”

Project 2016Office 365 ProPlus. Note: Project 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Project 2016 Click to Run.

Language ID="es-es"

The additional language being downloaded for Project 2016 Click to Run.

Sample Download File with all Applications including Visio (VL) and Project (VL) 2016 Click to Run – Semi-Annual Channel

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product>
      <Product ID="VisioProXVolume">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product>
      <Product ID="ProjectProXVolume">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product> 
   </Add>
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component

Explanation

OfficeClientEdition=”32”

The architecture of Office being downloaded.

Channel=”Broad”

The channel build of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded.

Product ID=”O365ProPlusRetail”

SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being downloaded

Language ID=”en-us”

The default language forOffice 365 ProPlus.

Product ID="VisioProXVolume"

Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus volume licensed. Note: Visio 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Visio 2016 Click to Run.

Product ID="ProjectProXVolumel”

Project 2016Office 365 ProPlus volume licensed. Note: Project 2016 Office 365 ProPlus must be on the same update channel as Office 365 ProPlus.

Language ID="en-us”

The default language being downloaded for Project 2016 Click to Run.

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