For more information about update channels, see Overview of update channels for Office 365 Pro Plus. Defines where the installation files are downloaded from.Most commonly used to distribute specific languages and products for Office from a central location on your network to another location. If not included, the files are downloaded from the Office CDN. When set to True, Force Upgrade automatically upgrades from Office 365 Pro Plus 2013 to Office 365 Pro Plus 2016 without asking for input from the user.This article covers all the available options in the tool.To learn how to use the tool itself, see Overview of the Office 2016 Deployment Tool. To work with the tool, you edit the configuration file to define what options you want, and then run from the command line.If you decide that you want to change the Shell UI language after an initial installation, you have to uninstall and reinstall Office. If Level is set to None, Office is installed with no user interface: no progress bars, completion screens, error messages, or other user interface are displayed. If Accept EULA is set to TRUE, the user does not see a Microsoft Software License Terms dialog box.If Level is set to Full, Office is installed with the normal installation experience. If this attribute is set to FALSE or is not included, the user may see a Microsoft Software License Terms dialog box.
When creating the configuration file, we recommend starting with an example file and updating it with the appropriate options for your environment.
Update Path can specify a network, local, or HTTP path of a source for Office installation files.
Environment variables can be used for network or local paths.
If you use System Center Configuration Manager or other software distribution tool that uses the SYSTEM account to install, then the setting is not applied. For other products, you can set AUTOACTIVATE to 1 to have the product activate automatically. Administrators can use PACKAGEGUID to specify a different Package ID.
This allows you to publish multiple App-V packages of Office to an App-V Management Server.