Updating system registry
-Azure Iaa S Virtual Machines (Domain Controller, Config Mgr. wizard to select\create a deployment package and location to host the build. I made that error by deploying Office with English and German languages to my client but failed to select the German check box in the download…
1511, Windows 7 or Windows 10) -Deploy Office 365 Pro Plus to client (out of scope for this blog as it’s well documented). not good I typically access “Configuration Manager Properties” item from control panel (sort items in control panel with small icons selection) in order to fire scan cycles to make discovery more expedient.
A degree of patience is required to allow synchronization to complete. It can be added by re-running Setup.exe\ODT or by placing value directly into registry.
Those familiar with Office 365 Pro Plus know this is typically where Administrators manually use the Office Deployment Tool (ODT) and run a command similar to /download to retrieve latest build. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Click To Run\Configuration] “Office Mgmt COM”=”True” “Updates Enabled”=”True” Also, verify “Office 365 Client” is selected from “Software Update Point Component Properties”. 1511 does not have the ability to shut down open Office applications in order to perform updates and this is being addressed starting with build 1602 (February 2016).
All other settings remain as configured in the registry value or key.
If the registry value or key does not exist, then the Update action creates a new registry value or key.
Important to note following Tech Net article Install Office 365 Pro Plus on a computer by using the Office Deployment Tool. We can be certain things are in order by reviewing report within “All Software Updates” panel.
Tip: Many customers I speak with have an existing MSDN subscriptions and are not aware they are entitled to between and 0 of Azure compute time each month, depending on their subscription level documented here. Note: Ensure you select all possible languages which may be deployed in your environment.
If the registry value or key that you want to configure exists on this computer, click … The remaining fields in the Properties dialog box are populated based on your selection. To select a key without specifying a value (or if the value does not yet exist), click the key in the tree at the top of the window, and then click Select .
If you did not browse to a value or key, type the key path.
Further, customers don’t want to deploy new infrastructure (example may be DFS-R) to support Office 365 Pro Plus. and Office 365 Pro Plus had no knowledge of one another in respect to native integration.
Certainly Administrators could develop or leverage scripts from Github Office-IT-Pro-Deployment-Scripts but ultimately that does require additional customer resources and more importantly a different process to service Office than traditional MSI installations. team announced Now Generally Available: System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (Version 1511).