No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureAD’

In this Azure tutorial, we will discuss how to fix the error. No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureAD’. which came up while trying to install the AzureAD module in PowerShell in Azure.

No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureAD’

I was trying to install the AzureAD module in PowerShell. I got the above error. I was executing the below command to install the AzureAD module in PowerShell.

Install-Module -Name AzureAD
No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'AzureAD'

Below is the exact error message.

PackageManagement\Install-Package: No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureAD’. Try Get-PSRepository to see all available registered module
repositories.

At C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules\PowerShellGet\1.0.0.1\PSModule.psm1:1809 char:21

  • … $null = PackageManagement\Install-Package @PSBoundParameters
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~
    • CategoryInfo : ObjectNotFound: (Microsoft.Power….InstallPackage:InstallPackage) [Install-Package], Exception
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : NoMatchFoundForCriteria,Microsoft.PowerShell.PackageManagement.Cmdlets.InstallPackage

No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureAD’ [Solved]

Now, to fix this error, follow the below steps

1. Run the below command first using PowerShell ISE or Windows PowerShell.

[Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12

Check out the screenshot below.

No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'AzureAD'.

2. Now run the below command to install the AzureAD module. It will install the AzureAD module without any issues.

Install-Module -Name AzureAD
install-module azuread no match was found

3. Now, you can see the below popup. Click the Yes button.

packagemanagement\install-package : no match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'azuread'.

4. You can see it’s started progressing with installing the AzureAD module.

packagemanagement\install-package : no match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'azuread'

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In this Azure tutorial, we discussed how to fix the error, AzureAD No match was found for the specified search criteria. I hope it helped you to fix your issue.