getting error when executing set MsolCompanyAllowedDataLocation command

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I am trying to activate Multi Geo environment for Exchange Online. Everything is setup and works for SharePoint Online.

We are in hybrid environment.

We set PDL property and assigned Multi Geo Licenses.
I tried to add Remote Data Centers for Exchange using the following command with global admin permissions, but got an error.

set-MsolCompanyAllowedDataLocation -Location "CAN" -ServiceType "Exchange"

set-MsolCompanyAllowedDataLocation : Access Denied. You do not have permissions to call this cmdlet.
At line:1 char:1

  • set-MsolCompanyAllowedDataLocation -Location "JPN" -ServiceType "Exc ...
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  • CategoryInfo : OperationStopped: (:) [Set-MsolCompanyAllowedDataLocation], MicrosoftOnlineException
  • FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automation.AccessDeniedException,Microsoft.Online.Admini

Any clues ?

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