Software Deployment

How to deploy Microsoft Office 2019?

Description

This document provides you the steps required to deploy Microsoft Office 2019 to multiple computers using Desktop Central MSP.

System Requirements

Before you deploy the software application, ensure that the computers to which you deploy Microsoft Office 2019 meet the system requirements prescribed by Microsoft. Refer to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49117  for more details.

Steps

To deploy Microsoft Office 2019, follow the steps given below:

Download the package

Extract the contents of the EXE

  • To extract the downloaded package, navigate to the command prompt and run this command - <File Path>\officedeploymenttool_6612-6352.exe /extract:<File Path>\Destination Folder /quiet 

    Note: Ensure that you enter the correct file name at the command prompt before extracting the package. You can know the file name by viewing the details, before downloading the package from the website.

Create a customized xml

Download the complete package.

  • To download the complete package by using the customized xml, navigate to the command prompt and run this command - <File Path>\setup.exe /download <File Path>/config.xml
  • After complete the download, Compress the complete office folder. (Example: Office 2019.zip)
  • After downloading the package, you can deploy it through Desktop Central MSP.

Adding the software package in Desktop Central

  1. Click the Software Deployment tab
  2. Click Add Package
  3. Select the MSIEXEC/EXE/ISS/Command package type
  4. Specify a name for the application.
  5. Upload the office 2019.zip file
  6. Specify the Installation Command with Switches/Arguments as
  7. "office 2019\setup.exe" /configure "office 2019\config.xml"

  8. Click Add Package

Deploy to target computers

  1. Select the package that you added
  2. Click Install/Uninstall Software
  3. Enter a name and description for the configuration
  4. Define the package settings
  5. Configure the deployment settings
  6. Choose the target computers
  7. Specify the schedule options, if required
  8. Click Deploy

You have deployed Microsoft Office 2019 successfully.

 

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