[THIN] Re: Installing Office 2010 on RDS 2012

  • From: Joe Shonk <joe.shonk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:12:50 -0700

That's pretty much it.  Transform files are not necessary to install Office
2010 on a RDS box.

Joe


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Michael Leone <oozerdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have an app that I have published as a RemoteApp on Win 2012 RDS.
> Now, this app has an option to output in Word or Excel format. So the
> end users of RDS do not need to run Word or Excel, even as a published
> RemoteApp, but the published RemoteApp needs them installed, in order
> to write out it's output in Word/Excel.
>
> used to be, you had to use a transform file to install Office on a
> Terminal Server (or so my dim memories of Office 2003 on Win2003 TS
> tell me). Is that still the case?
>
> This seems to indicate that I don't necessarily need a custom install
> file, I can do it manually. As long as I do the same thing, into the
> same locations, on all 3 Session Hosts, so the app finds what it
> needs.
>
> Deploy Office 2010 on a Remote Desktop Services-enabled computer
> < http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg593610(v=office.14).aspx >
>
> Is it really as simple and straight forward as the above page seems to
> indicate?
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