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I've logged in to SharePoint Online in Office 365, but I'm not able to see Central Admin section. I want to know if a Central Admin section is available on SharePoint Online or, if not, how we can access the same settings that were available there.

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We dont have a Central admin in Office 365.

We have an admin site for SharePoint specific service applications, you can navigate to it via below url

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

You need SharePoint admin permissions for that.

Tenantname is the .onmicrosoft.com name that you choose when registering for a subscription.

Nice overview of SPO admin capabilities- Office 365 SP Online admin overview

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  • Thanks Gautam and Waqas.. So that mean we don't have services stuff in SharePoint Online like Business Connectivity Services, Search Services etc.. – user3760253 Jan 20 '17 at 5:48
  • Its is available, you have to go to the url I have mentioned in the in the answer and do the stuff there. Check updated answer for screenshot :) – Gautam Sheth Jan 20 '17 at 5:57
  • Thanks Gautam.. last question..Can we deploy WSP code in SharePoint online.. I know we can use provided host but just want to clear my doubt.. – user3760253 Jan 20 '17 at 6:28
  • Check this link - sharepointnutsandbolts.com/2016/08/… No code wsp is possible. If the wsp contains dll, then its not possible. Also, by deploy if you mean add-spsolution and install-spsolution , then, thats not possible. But SharePoint designer workflows (no code behind) is possible. – Gautam Sheth Jan 20 '17 at 6:35
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There is no traditional central admin in SharePoint online as we do not have full control in Office 365.

In Office 365 / SharePoint-Online we have the admin center where we have the all the options which Microsoft allow us( very limited as compare to on-prem.). you can access it on this url https://portal.office.com/adminportal, from here click on SharePoint Under the Admin Center. if you have proper permission. enter image description here

In SharePoint on-prem, we have full control in the environment that's why we have the central admin to manage the settings of SharePoint.

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