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  1. Admins want Office Deployment Toolkit to allow users to defer Office ProPlus installs prior to required deadline

    Customers want first party feature to allow end users to defer installation of Office ProPlus based on integer defined by IT Pro. In this way, customers can set a required deadline in SCCM but allow the user more choice about when to perform installation. This is the type of "white glove" enhancement which would help drive adoption. Today customers are leveraging https://psappdeploytoolkit.com/screenshots/

    9 votes
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  2. Add a switch parameter to the ODT to download latest ODT version

    It would be great to be given the option to update setup.exe that comes with the ODT when running /download or /configure.

    Either make it available as an additional switch: setup.exe /configure config.xml /updatesetup or /updateodt

    Or as part of the XML.

    In organizations that are forced to used software packaging as part of their Software Installation security policy, for example, having to package every Office components separately means we have to update setup.exe every time there is a feature or bug fix that comes out that is relevant to the organization.

    12 votes
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  3. Device Configuration versioning

    Have the ability to manage cloud saved device configurations by providing the admin with the ability to modify existing configuration and saving it as a draft. When ready then publish the configurations.

    10 votes
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  4. Please make it simple to RE-Activate Account! I have spent most of an hour and giving up

    I can't figure out where to reactivate my account for Office 365; Nothing in my account shows that this can be done that I can find.

    5 votes
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  5. Allow admins to specify a Deployment ID in the XML to update Office 365 after the installation

    It would be great to specify a Deployment ID in the updates parameter of the XML used by the Office Deployment Tool.

    This would allow companies to deploy Office 365 and run a SCCM trigger after the installation to force update the application to the update assigned on the deployment.

    A pre-requisite for this solution to work is that the device or the user of the device is member of the device collection for which the deployment is set for.

    Many companies cannot use the CDN to update devices or need to maintain a high level of security compliance following…

    7 votes
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  6. Allow admins to specify a proxy in the XML for the Office Deployment Tool

    It would be great to be able to specify a proxy that would bypass the user PAC files and winhttp/iexplore proxy configuration directly from the XML.

    This would give flexibility to deployments and allow for more granularity when downloading content from the Office CDN.

    7 votes
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  7. ODT Param to ensure latest prior to /configure

    ODT tool is updated very frequently so keeping up with latest version is a challenge. Suggestion is to provide new command line param like /ODTLatest which would act similar to "Microsoft Click Once" technology... basically, check against CDN for latest ODT and if newer version is present download prior to or when combined with /configure mode.

    5 votes
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  8. Import your baseline preferences(.reg or .msp) file into config.office.com

    Admins want the ability to import existing config files to Config.office.com Possible import of .MSP or .reg config file for OCT

    4 votes
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  9. Ability to bulk import config.xmls to the OCT

    Now that we can save config files, I would like to have the option to bulk import all of my configs instead of one by one.

    5 votes
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  10. Device inventory

    Show me all my devices and what's on them.

    e.g. Office version, Office apps, list of add-ins, etc.

    2 votes
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