Best practices: Uninstall XML files for cloud managed

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Cloud Managed needs an uninstall XML file for the following package:

Package
Languages
Office 365 ProPlus
1 language

Office 365 ProPlus

<Configuration> 
    <Remove>
      <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail" > 
         <Language ID="en-us" />
      </Product> 
    </Remove>
    <Property Name="FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN" Value="TRUE" />
    <Display Level="None" />
</Configuration> 

XML configuration file breakdown

Component
Explanation
Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail"
SKU of Office 365 ProPlus being removed
Language ID="en-us"
The language being removed from Office 365 ProPlus
FORCEAPPSHUTDOWN Value ="True"
Forces any Office apps that are blocking the uninstall of Office to shut down. Data loss may occur.
Display Level="None"
No UI when removing Office 365 ProPlus