Publishing MS Office 2003

  recap 15:12 26 Sep 2005

I am having problems Publishing Office 2003 across our 2003 Server network.

I created a network drive and mapped it to the Office PRO11.msi file that is stored on the C:Drive. Created a GP in the individual OUs for Office and Published the package, but no user can access the Published package. For the Deployment options I have left it at the default settings of, "Auto-install the application by file extension activation"

I have also tried to Assigned option with the same results. I chose the deployment options as "Install this application at logon".

All PCs can ping the server and visa versa, DHCP is configured.

Any suggestions as to where I have gone wrong if I have, would be gratefully received.

  Forum Editor 18:23 26 Sep 2005

the order of file name extensions specified for the GPO and ensure that the file name extension is associated with MS Office?

  recap 09:28 27 Sep 2005

Sorry FE, you have lost me. I thought that I that was needed was the .msi file to enable distribution of Office?

  recap 17:04 27 Sep 2005

Sorry FE, that sounds double dutch.

What I meant to say was: "all I thought that I needed was the .msi file to deploy office".

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