Error: Your IT department has turned off signup for Partner Center

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I have registered for Azure, created a new tenant and connect my custom domain to it (

I do not have a Microsoft 365 subscription

I am trying to register for the Microsoft Partner Network to get an ID to use for other MSP/VAR registrations.
When I try to register I get the error message "Your IT department has turned off signup for Partner Center" - searching for this bring back results to run the command "Set-MsolCompanySettings -AllowEmailVerifiedUsers $true -AllowAdHocSubscriptions $true"

The above command Is not recognized when I run it in Azure Shell - If I install the PowerShell modules locally on my machine and try to connect using Connect-MsolService, I am asked for credentials but get an error, as my account if for Azure, and not linked to any Microsoft 365 Tenant (which I believe is what Connect-MsolService connects you to)

How do I run this command without being connect to an MSOL tenant?

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  1. Dave Patrick 354.1K Reputation points MVP

    Something here may help.

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