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Quick Access to STSADM Command

Posted by Steve Pietrek on June 8, 2007

  1. Type Windows Key + Break to bring up the System Properties dialog.
  2. Click the Advanced tab.
  3. Click the Environment Variables button.
  4. In System Variables, scroll down and highlight the Path Variable.
  5. Click the Edit button.
  6. In the Variable Value text box, go to the end of the entry and type in a semicolon.
  7. Type in the following: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\bin
  8. Click the OK button in the Edit System Variable dialog.
  9. Click the OK button in the Environment Variables dialog.
  10. Click the OK button in the System Properties dialog.
  11. Open a command prompt and type in stsadm to test your work.
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2 Responses to “Quick Access to STSADM Command”

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  2. Jeremy said

    An alternative to modifying the PATH for your current Environment.

    Start, Run, “.”, OK
    This should open your %userprofile% folder.
    New Shortcut, (File Menu, or the context menu)
    Path: c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe
    Name: spcmd

    Open the properties of your newly created shortcut, change ‘start in’ to “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server extensions\12\bin “

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