Corporate deployment via SCCM

Ultimate Suite for Excel

In this tutorial, you will find step-by-step instructions on how to deploy the Business edition of Ultimate Suite for Excel through System Center Configuration Manager. Also, you can deploy Ultimate Suite for Excel via GPO.

Note. While installing the Business edition it is necessary to ensure that changes to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER user branch are saved as the add-in is registered exactly to this registry branch.

Create an application

  1. Run the Configuration Manager, create an application, and select msi-based deployment package of Ultimate Suite in the Location:
    Specify settings for this application

    Note. Make sure the Ultimate Suite msi-file is placed in the network path and available to target users.
  2. Review the imported information:
    View imported information
  3. Specify the registration information:
    Specify information about this application

    Note. For the Install for user option (not Install for system), you can use the Ultimate Suite msi command line keys to deploy the Suite together with registration information, for example:
    msiexec /i "excel-ultimate-suite.msi" REGISTRATIONNAME="Fox Mulder" REGISTRATIONKEY="ERLS7-XXXXX-4KXE6-XXXXX-TM6SP-XXXXX" /quiet
  4. Review and complete the Create Application Wizard:
    The Create Application Wizard completion

Deploy the application

  1. In Configuration Manager > Application Management > Applications, select to create application and run the Deploy Wizard:
    Deployment in the System Center Configuration Manager
  2. Specify the general information for the deployment:
    Deploy Software Wizard
  3. Select the distribution points:
    Specify the content destination
  4. Choose an action and purpose:
    Specify the settings of the deployment
  5. Schedule the deployment, the user notifications, alert options, review, and confirm the deployment:
    The Deploy Software Wizard completed succesfully

Configure AppLocker to let the add-in work correctly

If you use AppLocker in your organization, do not forget to configure it to let the Ablebits add-ins work. Find a quick manual on this page: Configure AppLocker to let the add-in work correctly

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