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To set up and carry out releases of Office LTSC 2021, 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 declare Office LTSC 2021 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 LTSC 2021 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 LTSC 2021 from that place. You can utilize various techniques for various sets of gadgets in your company. Whichever technique you select, you utilize the ODT.
Installing straight from the Office CDN needs the least quantity of administrative effort and is suggested. You may have restrictions that avoid you from setting up straight from the web. Some gadgets may not have connection to the web or you might have restricted bandwidth to the web.
The following actions are the fundamental actions for releasing Office LTSC 2021:
- Download the Office Deployment Tool from the Microsoft Download Center
- Create the configuration.xml file
- Download the Office LTSC 2021 setup files( optional, if not setting up straight from the Office CDN)
- Install Office LTSC 2021 by utilizing the Office Deployment Tool
Alternatively, you can utilize Configuration Manager to release Office LTSC 2021 if that’s offered in your company.
Whichever method you select to release Office LTSC 2021, we advise that you get rid of existing variations of Office prior to setting up Office LTSC 2021
The Office Deployment Tool is a complimentary 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 LTSC 2021- 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 Office LTSC2021 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 Office LTSC2021 The configuration.xml is an easy xml file that can be developed 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 file
Once you have a copy of the ODT, you require to produce a configuration.xml file. You can develop 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 LTSC Professional Plus 2021 in English and a various configuration.xml file to set up the 32- bit variation of Visio LTSC Professional 2021 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 produce your configuration.xml file, we suggest 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. For more details, 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 personalize the Office LTSC 2021 download or setup. The following table notes the most typical settings to set up in the configuration.xml file.
|Configuration||configuration.xml setting||Additional details|
|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 suggest 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 LTSC Professional Plus 2021.||Product ID|| Valid worths consist of the following:
– ProPlus2021 Volume
– Standard2021 Volume
– ProjectPro2021 Volume
– ProjectStd2021 Volume
– VisioPro2021 Volume
– VisioStd2021 Volume For a list of Product IDs for other volume certified Office items, such as Access LTSC 2021, see Product IDs that are supported by the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run
If you have a Microsoft Services Provider License Agreement (SPLA), evaluation this details
|Use Key Management Service (KMS) to trigger Office LTSC 2021||PIDKEY||Enter the Generic Volume License Key (GVLK) for KMS activation.|
|Use Multiple Activation (MAK) to trigger Office LTSC 2021||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 LTSC 2021, or you can install them later on. For more details, see Deploy languages for Office LTSC 2021|
|Which proofing tools to set up||Product ID||The Product ID is “ProofingTools” and is utilized in mix with the Language ID. For more details, see Deploy languages for Office LTSC 2021|
|Which edition of Office LTSC 2021 to download or set up. For example, the 64- bit variation.||OfficeClientEdition|| Valid xml worths are “32” and “64” All Office items on the gadget should be of the very same architecture. You can’t have both 32- bit and 64- bit Office items set up on the exact same gadget.
We suggest 64- bit on gadgets that have 4 GB or more of memory. You need to examine application compatibility and other aspects 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 LTSC Professional Plus 2021 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 component
|Where to get security and quality https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates from. For example, straight from the Office CDN on the web.||UpdatePath|| The default is to get https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates straight from the Office CDN on the web. This is suggested and needs the least quantity of administrative effort. But if you require to https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ upgrade gadgets that do not have connection to the web, you can define that Office gets https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates, for instance, from a shared folder on your regional network. This suggests that you should download the https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates from the Office CDN and copy them to the shared folder.
For more info, see Update Office LTSC 2021
|Which https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ upgrade channel to set up from and get https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates from||Channel|| Office utilizes the principle of https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ upgrade channels to identify which https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/deployoffice/ltsc2021/ updates a set up variation of Office gets. For more info, see Update channel for Office LTSC 2021