Best practices: Install XML files for enterprise managed

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Enterprise Managed needs install XML files for the following packages:

Package
Languages
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - North America Region
3 languages
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - LATAM Region
3 languages
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - AsiaPAC Region
8 languages
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - EU Region
8 languages
Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit
1 language
Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit
1 language
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - VDI/Shared Computers - 32-bit - All regions
17 languages
Individual languages - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops 32-bit
17 languages
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 64-bit
1 language
Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit
1 language
Project Pro (VL)- Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit
1 language
Visio Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit
1 language

Enterprise Managed expects Monthly Channel users to self-provision and self-manage. OneDrive for Business will be excluded from the installation in all cases.

Example install XML files

The following are the Enterprise Managed example install XML files for configuring and installing Office 365 clients.

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - North America Region

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="fr-fr" />
         <Language ID="es-es" />
         <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
Language ID="ii-cc"
The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - LATAM Region

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="es-es" />
         <Language ID="pt-br" />
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration>

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
Language ID="ii-cc"
The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - AsiaPAC Region

Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="zh-cn" />
         <Language ID="zh-tw" />
         <Language ID="id-id" />
         <Language ID="ja-jp" />
         <Language ID="ko-kr" />
         <Language ID="ms-my" />
         <Language ID="th-th" />
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="zh-cn"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
Language ID="ii-cc"
The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit - EU region

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
         <Language ID="cs-cz" />
         <Language ID="da-dk" />
         <Language ID="nl-nl" />
         <Language ID="fi-fi" />
         <Language ID="de-de" />
         <Language ID="el-gr" />
         <Language ID="en-us" />
         <Language ID="fr-fr" />
         <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="cs-cz"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
Language ID="ii-cc"
The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="ProjectProXVolume">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="ProjectProXVolume"
SKU of Office 365 Project Pro being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 Project Pro
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 Project Pro
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Visio Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
   <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
      <Product ID="VisioProXVolume">
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product>
   </Add>
   <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
   <Logging Level="Standard" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="VisioProXVolume"
SKU of Office 365 Visio Pro being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 Visio Pro
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 Visio Pro
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - VDI/Shared Computer Activation - 32-bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Broad">
    <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
      <Language ID="fr-fr" />
      <Language ID="es-es" />
      <Language ID="pt-br" />
      <Language ID="zh-cn" />
      <Language ID="zh-tw" />
      <Language ID="id-id" />
      <Language ID="ja-jp" />
      <Language ID="ko-kr" />
      <Language ID="ms-my" />
      <Language ID="th-th" />
      <Language ID="cs-cz" />
      <Language ID="da-dk" />
      <Language ID="nl-nl" />
      <Language ID="fi-fi" />
      <Language ID="de-de" />
      <Language ID="el-gr" />
      <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
    <Property Name="SharedComputerLicensing" Value="1" />
    <Logging Level="Standard" />
    <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
Language ID="ii-cc"
The additional languages being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
SharedComputerLicensing Value="1"
Places Office 365 ProPlus into Shared Computer Activation mode
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Individual languages Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops 32-bit

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

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="LanguagePack"
SKU of language pack being installed
Language ID="es-es"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel - Desktops - 64-Bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="64" Channel="Broad">
    <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
      <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="64"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Office 365 ProPlus - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Targeted">
    <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
      <ExcludeApp ID="Groove" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
  <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
  <Logging Level="Standard" />
  <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Office 365 ProPlus
ExcludeApp ID="Groove"
Excludes OneDrive from Office 365 ProPlus installation
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Project Pro (VL) - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Targeted">
    <Product ID="ProjectProXVolume">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
  <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
  <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
  <Logging Level="Standard" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="ProjectProXVolume"
SKU of Project Pro (VL) being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Project Pro (VL)
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Project to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement

Visio Pro - Semi-Annual Channel (Targeted) - Desktops - 32-bit

<Configuration>
  <Add OfficeClientEdition="32" Channel="Targeted">
    <Product ID="VisioProXVolume">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
  <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
  <Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
  <Logging Level="Standard" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
OfficeClientEdition="32"
The architecture of Office being installed
Product ID="VisioProXVolume"
SKU of Visio Pro (VL) being installed
Language ID="en-us"
The default language being installed for Visio Pro (VL)
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the install of Visio to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
Hides the UI when installing Office 365 ProPlus
AcceptEULA="TRUE"
Accept the License Agreement