Before you perform the procedures in this article, you must do the following:
- Verify that the account that you use to run Stsadm is a member of the Administrators group on the server on which SharePoint 2013 is installed.
- Open the Command Prompt window as an administrator to perform the procedures in this article.
- In the command prompt on the drive where SharePoint 2013 is installed, change to the following directory: %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\Bin. %COMMONPROGRAMFILES% is typically set to
:\Program Files\Common Files.