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This article describes special steps that need to be followed to successfully install Outlook on a Microsoft Terminal Server. This information is also contained in the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit (ORK).
Terminal Server ConsiderationsThe Windows Installer, used to set up and configure programs and components of Office, uses a transform file to allow a network administrator to designate options and features that will be installed. Because the Terminal Server environment is different than the usual network environment, Microsoft has supplied a transform file to specifically handle the Terminal Server installation. If you attempt to use a customized transform not designated for use with Terminal Server, Office will not be installed
The transform file is named TermSrvr.mst and is available with the ORK. Although Termsrvr.mst can be customized to include options and features that you wish to make available to Terminal Server client users, modification of the TermSrvr.mst is not supported by Microsoft.
Special steps which a Terminal Server administrator should be aware are:
Using Custom Forms from a Terminal Server ClientOutlook registers custom forms the first time that they are opened, and this requires that the user have write access to this portion of the registry. To give users write access to the CLSID subkey, follow these steps:
Complete information about installing Outlook 2000 in various configurations is available in the ORK and at the following Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office-xp-resource-kit/For additional information about installing Office on a Microsoft Terminal Server, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
217640For additional information about the Microsoft Office 2000 Resource Kit, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/217640/EN-US/ )Setup fails when installing Office 2000 on a Windows Terminal Server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/203953/EN-US/ )Office Resource Kit is not available for download