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Office/Outlook 365 Deployment on Windows 2012 RDS

We currently have 17 users that we will be converting to Office 365.  Everyone will access their mail on a Windows 2012 RDS remote desktop.  We purchased 17 Business Premium licenses through Microsoft and want to make sure that each mailbox is associated with the corresponding user profile on the remote desktop server.  Previous experience with Office 365 (not in a remote desktop environment but a local desktop environment) tells us that every time there is an office update, the user must login with their username and password for any Office application.  We are concerned that if we install the Office suite of products utilizing one of the user mailboxes that all 17 profiles will have to login with that users credentials each time an update occurs.  What is the best way to install Office 365 on the remote desktop server so that this does not happen?
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office deployment tool is one of the best.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn782858.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

Also deployment tools like sccm, MDT, WDS are good ones
We purchased 17 Business Premium licenses through Microsoft Return them if you can as you bought the wrong type of license or you need to use the VL version for use in a RDP environment.  You only install once and activate using the product key ONCE.
On the back of what David said , or you need to add the Proplus License with Business premium for 17 users.


https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn782860.aspx
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Business Premium is not able to be installed on a server, but Office 365 Enterprise E3 or Office 365 ProPlus. If you are looking to have the same features you currently have, I would suggest E3 as you need an enterprise plan to install on a server
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Ok so we have the 17 Business Premium licenses.  Do we need only one ProPlus license per server, or do we need to upgrade our 17 Business Premium licenses to ProPlus?

We are concerned that when office updates on the server, the first mailbox that logs in will be tied to it so that those credentials will have to be used every time an update occurs.  Is this something that we have to worry about or will the ProPlus eliminate that issue?
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Thanks David!