Office 2010 to Office 2013 using Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run - change install DIR

Hi

I'm using the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run to installed Office 365 Pro Plus on a Citrix XenApp 6.5 server.

The client has all users app installed to a local disk 'K' and into a folder called 'Apps' - so 'K:\Apps'. This is Citrix best practice and means the Citrix users don't need any more permissions on the system drive.

using the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run to installed Office 365 Pro Plus, I'm not able to install to the K:\Apps folder. I have checked the on-line documentation for the Office Deployment Tool for Click-to-Run and there doesn't seem to be an easy way to set the install DIR to something other than the System drive.

Any one come across this before and know how to resolve?

Thanks
Mark
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAsked:
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Tony JohncockLead Technical ArchitectCommented:
I have never used the click to run deployment method but a very quick check suggests that it is a much less customisable method for deployment - https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee624360.aspx

It might be worthwhile reverting to an MSI based install.
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Sorry wasnt clear enough in first post. I have been through that document and followed it to the tee :-)
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
So, I have been through the technet how to.

This is the config file Im using to install:
"<Configuration>
<Add SourcePath="\\server\O365\Deploy\Install" OfficeClientEdition="32" >
    <Product ID="O365ProPlusRetail">
      <Language ID="en-us" />
    </Product>
  </Add>
<Updates Enabled="TRUE" UpdatePath="\\server\O365\Deploy\Install" />
<Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
<Logging Path="%temp%" />
<Property Name="AUTOACTIVATE" Value="1" />
<Property Name="SharedComputerLicensing" Value="1" />
</Configuration>"

Going back to an 'MSI based install' is not an option as you have to use the Office Deployment Tool to install Office 365 Pro Plus onto RDS.

Thanks
Mark
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Fixed.

Setting this in the config:
<Display Level="None" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
Meant that the install was silent.

Setting it like this:
<Display Level="Full" AcceptEULA="TRUE" />
Gave me the option to change the install DIR.

Thanks
Mark

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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Find the solution be testing the options under the config file.
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