Solved

Deploying Office 2010 using Altiris 7.1

Posted on 2013-11-04
5
362 Views
Last Modified: 2014-07-22
I'm taking over a project of deploying Office 2010 to about 1600 machines.  The previous person who was in charge of this had only deployed to about 185 machines.  The person stated that only 25 machines could be updated at a time.  Also, he stated that if a user is using any office products, the upgrade will fail.  Is this true?  Also, how many machines can i deploy at a time.  I was thinking maybe using GPO to push office 2010.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:tamiekim
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
Nagendra Pratap Singh earned 500 total points
ID: 39626965
The person stated that only 25 machines could be updated at a time
>>Most probable false. I am not sure of the limits of Altiris but 25 is definitely a very conservative value. Few hundred a day should be OK. Also if Altiris uses cache then it may be well in thousands.

 Also, he stated that if a user is using any office products, the upgrade will fail.
>>This one is mostly true.

Actually you can upgrade Office using WSUS.
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Vadim Rapp
ID: 40211082
This question has been classified as abandoned and is closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See the recommendation for more details.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Background Information Recently I have fixed file server permission issues for one of my client. The client has 1800 users and one Windows Server 2008 R2 domain joined file server with 12 TB of data, 250+ shared folders and the folder structure i…
Recently Microsoft released a brand new function called CONCAT. It's supposed to replace its predecessor CONCATENATE. But how does it work? And what's new? In this article, we take a closer look at all of this - we even included an exercise file for…
Learn how to make your own table of contents in Microsoft Word using paragraph styles and the automatic table of contents tool. We'll be using the paragraph styles in Word’s Home toolbar to help you create a table of contents. Type out your initial …
Learn how to create and modify your own paragraph styles in Microsoft Word. This can be helpful when wanting to make consistently referenced styles throughout a document or template.

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question