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Microsoft Application Virtualization Cookbook by James Preston

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Obtaining the Office 2013 App-V package

In this recipe, we will cover the steps to download the Office 2013 App-V package from the Microsoft repository using ODT.

Getting ready

To complete these steps, you will need to complete the recipes in Chapter 1, Deploying App-V 5 Services, and have the Notepad++ tool (which can be downloaded for free from http://notepad-plus-plus.org) installed on the server APPV1.

How to do it...

The following list shows you the high-level steps involved in this recipe and the tasks required to complete this recipe (all of the actions in this recipe will take place on the server APPV1):

  • Download and install ODT.
  • Create a basic configuration.xml file.
  • Download the Office 2013 source files.
  • Generate the App-V package.

The implementation ...

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