current site is not a tenant administration site Connect-SPOService error in SharePoint Online Office 365 Site

current site is not a tenant administration site
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Recently while connecting to SharePoint online site from PowerShell, I got an error like below:

Connect-SPOService : Current site is not a tenant administration site.

I was providing the credentials which is a which is my Office 365 tenant administrator account. So there was no issues regarding permission.

Here I run the command like below:

Connect-SPOService -Url https://onlysharepoint2013.sharepoint.com/ -credential bijay@onlysharepoint2013.onmicrosoft.com

Then I got the below error.

Connect-SPOService : Current site is not a tenant administration site.
At line:1 char:1
+ Connect-SPOService -Url
https://onlysharepoint2013.sharepoint.com/sites/SPTraini …
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
+ CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Connect-SPOService], ServerEx
ception
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ServerException,Micr
osoft.Online.SharePoint.PowerShell.ConnectSPOService

The error looks like below:

current site is not a tenant administration site
current site is not a tenant administration site

Solution:
Here we need to enter the Sharepoint Online Administration Center site. The admin center site url will be like below:

https://onlysharepoint2013-admin.sharepoint.com/

The admin site will be created automatically. So the PowerShell command will be like below:

Connect-SPOService -Url https://onlysharepoint2013-admin.sharepoint.com/ -credential bijay@onlysharepoint2013.onmicrosoft.com

Also you can read some SharePoint PowerShell articles:
– Delete and Restore Site Collection using PowerShell in SharePoint Online

– How to rename SharePoint 2013 group using browser and PowerShell?

– Extract termstores in SharePoint 2013 using PowerShell

Now when you will run the above command the error will not come. You will not receive any error related to Connect-SPOService Current site is not a tenant administration site.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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