August 26, Office for Mac comes in an installer package that has been causing several issues for Mac sysadmins deploying it in their organizations. Client software deployment tools Microsoft provides Office for Mac in two flavors: The volume license is activated during the install process, very similar to Office Volume licensed copies of software are often installed within organizations using automated deployment tools like Munki or Casper. These tools make it possible for IT to deploy the software without numerous manual steps on each client, and control when the software is made available and in what context i. There are several ways in which the context of such deployment tools install software is different than that of a user manually installing software onto his or her own personal machine where the user also has admin privileges , but two important ones are: If installing a standard OS X installer package. Installer scripts may make use of this to adjust their behavior accordingly.
Aug 20, · From your description, you are using Volume License to deploy Office for Mac. We would like to suggest contacting Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center for dedicated suppot. It is a specific channel handling Volume License related queries and questions. Meanwhile, here are some related articles for your reference. Dec 10, · My company has an Open License/Volume License agreement and I downloaded the "ewegut.me" from the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). I have upgraded users from Office The upgrade process I followed is: Install Office - Open each application and configure preferences. Microsoft released Office for Mac on September 24th, (Version ). While these builds contain advanced new features, if you run into any work-stopping issues after installing Office for Mac, you can go back to Office for Mac (Version ) if you had it .
Running at the loginwindow: The latest release in the VL portal at this time of writing is Confusing security prompt for the auto-update daemon: Working around this issue requires some fancy footwork: Another option, which requires no modification to the installation configuration, is to instead create a custom script to run the same lsregister command, and run this script by every user at login time, deployed using a tool such as outset.