The differences between Click-to-Run and MSI are explained. Click to run is the new deployment method and MSI is for legacy application installers.
- [Instructor] Click-to-Run and MSI…are two different Office 365 ProPlus installation methods.…Click-To-Run was introduced in Office 2013.…Office ProPlus,…distributed through your Office 365 subscription,…will be a Click-to-Run installation.…The installation is associated to your user account…and it is a streaming installation,…meaning you must be connected to the Internet…for the installation to be successful.…And in this scenario,…all the applications are installed…unless otherwise configured by the admin.…
The Click-to-Run installation activates…using the Microsoft servers…and it must call home every 30 days.…All the updates are cumulative,…meaning all the updates are included in the installer.…An application can be run before the full installation…since minimum functionality is installed first.…For those of us who have been around for awhile,…we are familiar with MSI installation packages.…These are the Windows Installer packages.…Typically we see MSI installers for Classic installations.…
We acquired these through volume license…
- Restricting self-provisioning of Office 365 ProPlus
- Restricting and revoking activation
- Self-provisioning Windows Store apps and Office for Mac
- Managing deployments of Office 365 ProPlus
- Enabling telemetry
- Deploying agents
- Configuring Outlook, Skype, and Office Online
- Implementing authentication
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 08/14/2018. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: restricting self-provisioning of Office 365 ProPlus, managing streaming updates, and customizing deployment using the Office Deployment Tool. In addition, new videos were added that cover configuring Visio Online and creating a pilot group for testing Office 365 ProPlus updates.