ppm install failed: 500 Can't connect to cpan.org:80

Posted by perl_raj on 2016-02-07 19:28
Forums: PPM | OS: Windows 8

hi all,

I am getting this error while installing a module

ppm install failed: 500 Can't connect to cpan.org:80

would anybody help me to resolve this, I am using windows8.

Thanks

grahams
ActiveState Staff
Tue, 2016-02-09 09:19

CPAN is a source code distribution system. It can't serve ready-to-run binary modules.

The PPM documentation has instructions for using CPAN, but you might find a different format helful. Please read this blog post for the latest write up on how to use CPAN with ActivePerl:
http://www.activestate.com/blog/2016/01/installing-cpan-modules-activepe...