Publish Outlook 2016 in XenApp

Download Office 2016 Administrative Template files and import ADML and ADMX files to C:\windows\PolicyDefinitions

GPO settings below are just a recommendation, Please review and pick  ones that apply to you.

  1. Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2016 (Machine)/Updates
    Enable Automatic Updates > Disable
  2. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2016/First Run
    Disable First Run Movie > Enable
    Disable Office First Run on application boot > Enable
  3. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2016/Miscellaneous
    Block signing into Office > Enabled
    Do not use hardware graphics acceleration > Enabled
    Show OneDrive Sign In > Disabled
    Suppress recommended settings dialog > Enabled
  4. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2016/Privacy/Trust Center
    Allow including screenshot with Office Feedback > Disabled
    Automatically receive small updates to improve reliability > Disabled
    Disable Opt-in Wizard on first run > Enabled
    Enable Customer Experience Improvement Program > Disabled
    Send Office Feedback > Disabled
    Send personal information > Disabled
  5. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2016/Security Settings/Trust Center/Trusted Catalogs
    Block the Office Store > Enabled
  6. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Outlook 2016/Account Settings/Exchange
    Automatically configure profile based on Active Directory Primary SMTP address > Enabled
  7. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Outlook 2016/Account Settings/Exchange/Cached Exchange Mode
    Use Cached Exchange Mode for new and existing Outlook profiles > Disabled
  8. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Outlook 2016/Outlook Options/Other
    Hide the Office Store button > Enabled
  9. User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Outlook 2016/Outlook Options/Preferences/Search Options
    Prevent installation prompts when Windows Desktop Search component is not present > Enabled
  10. GPO Reg preferences (Optional), this hides the search disabled warning
    HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Options\General
    PONT_STRING=53,

Stop the install prompts when loading outlook

Office2016-InstallPrompts-onLaunch

  1. Add-WindowsFeature -Name Search-Service
  2. Stop-Service -Name WSEARCH
  3. Set-Service -Name WSearch -StartupType Disabled

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s