To set up and carry out implementations of volume accredited variations of Office 2019, consisting of Project and Visio, for users in your company, you utilize the Office Deployment Tool (ODT). The Office Customization Tool (OCT) that you formerly utilized for Windows Installer (MSI) is no longer utilized.
The setup apply for Office 2019 are offered on the Office Content Delivery Network (CDN) on the web rather of on the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). You can set up Office 2019 straight from the Office CDN. Or, you can download the setup files from the Office CDN to an area on your regional network, such as a shared folder, and set up Office 2019 from that area. You can utilize various techniques for various sets of computer systems in your company. Whichever approach you pick, you utilize the ODT.
Installing straight from the Office CDN needs the least quantity of administrative effort and is advised. You may have restraints that avoid you from setting up straight from the web. Some computer systems may not have connection to the web or you might have restricted bandwidth to the web.
The Office Deployment Tool is a totally free download from the Microsoft Download. We advise that you constantly download and utilize the most present variation of the ODT.
After you download the Office Deployment Tool, double-click on the officedeploymenttool executable (. exe) file to draw out the ODT files. When you are completed, you must have a number of files: setup.exe and some sample configuration.xml files. For an Office 2019- particular sample, see Sample configuration.xml file to utilize with the Office Deployment Tool
The setup.exe file is the ODT and is a command-line tool that supports downloading and setting up Office2019 The configuration.xml files are sample files to get you began. You utilize the configuration.xml file to offer settings for the ODT to utilize when downloading or setting up Office2019 The configuration.xml is a basic xml file that can be produced and modified in any full-screen editor, such as Notepad. You can call the file anything that you desire, as long as it maintains the xml file extension.
Create the configuration.xml
Once you have a copy of the ODT, you require to develop a configuration.xml file. You can produce several configuration.xml files to be utilized with the ODT. You would develop a configuration.xml file to download and set up the 64- bit variation of Office Professional Plus 2019 in English and a various configuration.xml file to set up the 32- bit variation of Visio Professional 2019 in French. When you run the ODT from a raised command timely, you define which configuration.xml file to utilize.
Instead of utilizing a full-screen editor to develop your configuration.xml, we advise that you utilize the Office Customization Tool (OCT) The OCT supplies a web-based user interface for making your choices and developing your configuration.xml file to be utilized with the Office Deployment Tool. To find out more, see Overview of the Office Customization Tool Please keep in mind that this is various than the Office Customization Tool that you may have utilized in the past to set up volume certified variations of Office that utilized Windows Installer (MSI) as the setup innovation.
There are a series of settings in the configuration.xml file that you set up to tailor the Office 2019 download or setup. The following table notes the most typical settings to set up in the configuration.xml file.
|Configuration||configuration.xml setting||Additional info|
|Where to download the Office setup submits to and where to set up Office from For example, server share (a shared folder on your regional network)||SourcePath||If you do not define a SourcePath when utilizing the ODT to set up Office, the ODT searches for the setup files in the folder it’s situated in. If it does not discover the Office setup files there, it goes to the Office CDN to get the setup files. We advise that you set up Office straight from the Office CDN, if web connection and network bandwidth make that possible.|
|Which items to download or set up For example, Office Professional Plus 2019||Product ID|| Valid worths for volume accredited variations of Office 2019 consist of the following:
– ProPlus2019 Volume
– Standard2019 Volume
– ProjectPro2019 Volume
– ProjectStd2019 Volume
– VisioPro2019 Volume
– VisioStd2019 Volume For a list of Product IDs for other volume accredited variations of Office 2019, such as Access 2019, see Product IDs that are supported by the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run
|Use Key Management Service (KMS) to trigger Office 2019||PIDKEY||Enter the Generic Volume License Key (GVLK) for KMS activation.|
|Use Multiple Activation (MAK) to trigger Office 2019||PIDKEY||Enter the item secret for MAK activation.|
|Which languages to download or set up For example, English (en-us) and French (fr-fr).||Language ID||You can set up several languages at the very same time you’re Installing Office 2019, or you can install them later on. For more info, see Deploy languages for Office 2019|
|Which proofing tools to set up||Product ID||The Product ID is “ProofingTools” and is utilized in mix with the Language ID. For more info, see Deploy languages for Office 2019|
|Which edition of Office 2019 to download or set up. For example, the 64- bit variation.||OfficeClientEdition|| Valid xml worths are “32” and “64” All Office items on the computer system should be of the exact same architecture. You can’t have both 32- bit and 64- bit Office items set up on the exact same computer system.
We advise 64- bit on computer systems that have 4 gb or more of memory. You must evaluate application compatibility and other elements that may need you to utilize the 32- bit variation.
For more details, see Choose in between the 64- bit or 32- bit variation of Office
|Which apps to set up For example, all apps other than Publisher.||ExcludeApp|| By default, all apps consisted of in Office Professional Plus 2019 are set up. For example, to not set up Publisher, you can consist of the following line in your configuration.xml:
For more details, see ExcludeApp aspect
|Where to get security and quality https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/office2019/ updates from. For example, straight from the Office CDN on the web.||UpdatePath|| The default is to get https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/office2019/ updates straight from the Office CDN on the web. This is advised and needs the least quantity of administrative effort. But if you require to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/office2019/ upgrade computer systems that do not have connection to the web, you can define that Office gets https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/office2019/ updates, for instance, from a shared folder on your regional network. This implies that you should download the https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/office2019/ updates from the Office CDN and copy them to the shared folder.