Deploying the Office Environment Assessment Tool (OEAT) by using ConfigMgr and SCCM

Looking for more information about how to deploy OEAT using SCCM? Rob York, a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft Premier Field Engineering, UK, has written a blog post that provides step-by-step procedures for creating the settings.xml file to be distributed with OEAT.exe and for creating the package in SCCM.

Deploying Office Environment Assessment Tool (OEAT) with ConfigMgr


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  3. hnad says:


    I am trying to run OEAT. Having a bit of confusion with it. I have got as far as running the wizard to create the settings.xml file .

    my question is how do i actually run the scan, as when i type in oeat.exe -scan at command prompt nothing happens. I click compile results and it sats there are no results to compile. As in OMPM when the executable is ran from a command prompt it shows the actual scan running.

    Also I will be deploying OEAT by SCCM. How do I get OEAT to scan all the networks computers, can SCCM deploy OEAT and settings.xml to all pcs within the network?

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