Office 365 ProPlus Deployment Guide

 

Applies to: Office 365 ProPlus

Topic Last Modified: 2016-09-23

Summary: Provides the full list of articles for planning, deploying, and managing Office ProPlus 365 in an enterprise environment.

Audience: IT Professionals who are deploying Office 365 ProPlus to hundreds or thousands of client computers in an enterprise environment

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What's new to help admins deploy and manage Office 365 ProPlus

Overview of new features that help admins deploy and manage Office 365 ProPlus in organizations.

Overview of Office 365 ProPlus

Explains what Office 365 ProPlus is and how it compares to other versions of Office 2013, including how it's licensed and deployed.

Getting started guide for deploying Office 365 ProPlus

Guide to the articles, downloads, resources, and videos that help IT Pros deploy Office 365 ProPlus.

 

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Determine the deployment method to use for Office 365 ProPlus

Deployment planning information for Office 365 ProPlus, including a comparison of Office 365 portal and on-premises deployment methods.

Plan for multilanguage deployment of Click-to-Run-based Office installations

Overview of Click-to-Run languages and deployment.

 

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Deploy Office 365 ProPlus from a local source

How to use the Office Deployment Tool to install Office 365 ProPlus from a shared folder on your network.

Deploy Office 365 ProPlus with System Center Configuration Manager

How to deploy Office 365 ProPlus by using System Center Configuration Manager and the Office Deployment Tool.

 

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Overview of the update process for Office 365 ProPlus

Explains how security updates and other updates for Office 365 ProPlus are automatically detected, downloaded, and applied.

Overview of update channels for Office 365 ProPlus

Overview of the update channels available to administrators that deploy Office 365 ProPlus, including Current Channel, Deferred Channel, and First Release for Deferred Channel.

Configure update settings for Office 365 ProPlus

Explains how admins can use the Office Deployment Tool or Group Policy to configure update settings for Office 365 ProPlus.

Manage updates to Office 365 ProPlus with System Center Configuration Manager

How to manage Office 365 client updates with Configuration Manager.

Version and build numbers of update channel releases for Office 365 clients

List of version and build numbers for update channel releases, to help Office 365 admins identify which version of Office is installed.

Change management for Office 365 clients

Office 365 client applications are now released regularly with new features and fixes. Understand release channels and how to manage them.

Choose how to apply updates to Office 365 ProPlus

Compares different ways to update Office 365 ProPlus, including automatically from the Internet or from an on-premises location.

 

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Upgrade from Office 365 ProPlus 2013 to 2016

How to upgrade your installation of Office 365 ProPlus from the Office 2013 version to the Office 2016 version.

Prepare to upgrade Office 365 ProPlus to the Office 2016 version

Explains how security updates and other updates for Office 365 ProPlus are automatically detected, downloaded, and applied.

Overview of update channels for Office 365 ProPlus

Overview of the update channels available to administrators that deploy Office 365 ProPlus, including Current Channel, Deferred Channel, and First Release for Deferred Channel.

Change management for Office 365 clients

How admins can use the Office Deployment Tool or Group Policy to configure update settings for Office 365 ProPlus.

 

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Overview: Office Deployment Tool

How to use the Office 2016 Deployment Tool to download, install, and update Office 365 ProPlus.

Overview of shared computer activation for Office 365 ProPlus

Explains what shared computer activation is, and how it’s used for Office 365 ProPlus deployments where users access a shared computer.

Reference: Configuration options for the Office Deployment Tool

Provides detailed information on the configuration options for the Office Deployment Tool.

Reference: Download Click-to-Run for Office 365 products by using the Office Deployment Tool

Explains how to use the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run to customize Click-to-Run for Office 365 installations.

Reference: Exclude certain Office programs when deploying Office 365 ProPlus

Explains how Office 365 admins can use the Office Deployment Tool to exclude certain programs from an Office 365 ProPlus installation.

Reference: End-user update notifications for Office 365 ProPlus

Shows admins what notifications their users see when updates for Office 365 ProPlus are available or must be applied.

Reference: Deploy Office 365 ProPlus as part of an operating system image

Describes how to include Office 365 ProPlus as part of an operating system image by using the Office Deployment Tool.

Reference: Deploy Office 365 ProPlus by using Remote Desktop Services

Shows admins how to deploy Office 365 ProPlus to a shared computer by using Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and shared computer activation.

Overview: Proofing Tools for Office 365 ProPlus

How to download and deploy Proofing Tools in additional languages for Office 365 ProPlus.

Overview of licensing and activation in Office 365 ProPlus

Explains how to assign Office 365 ProPlus licenses to users, and how individual installations are activated.

Licensing and activation data sent to Office 365 by Office 365 ProPlus

Describes what data Office 365 ProPlus sends to Office 365 services for licensing and activation purposes.

Troubleshoot issues with shared computer activation for Office 365 ProPlus

Explains how to troubleshoot issues with deployments of Office 365 ProPlus that are configured to use shared configured activation.

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