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

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

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

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

PS C:windowssystem32> Install-Module AzureRM -AllowClobber
No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'AzureRM'

Below is the exact error message.

PackageManagementInstall-Package: No match was found for the specified search criteria and module name ‘AzureRM’. Try Get-PSRepository to see all available registered module repositories.
At C:Program FilesWindowsPowerShellModulesPowerShellGet1.0.0.1PSModule.psm1:1809 char:21

  • … $null = PackageManagementInstall-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 ‘AzureRM’ [Solution]

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

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no match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'azurerm'

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

PS C:windowssystem32> Install-Module -Name AzureRM -RequiredVersion 5.0.1
packagemanagementinstall-package : no match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'azurerm'

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

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

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

packagemanagementinstall-package : no match was found for the specified search criteria and module name 'azurerm'. try get-psrepository to see all available registered module repositories.

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