Unable to down and install active perl


I am getting a certificate error while downloading and installation. Could anyone faced this issue and how it got resolved.

Exception calling “DownloadString” with “1” argument(s): “The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure
At line:1 char:5

  • & $([scriptblock]::Create((New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString(’ …
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    • CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:slight_smile: , MethodInvocationException
    • FullyQualifiedErrorId : WebException

The expression after ‘&’ in a pipeline element produced an object that was not valid. It must result in a command
name, a script block, or a CommandInfo object.
At line:1 char:3

  • & $([scriptblock]::Create((New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString(’ …
  • + CategoryInfo          : InvalidOperation: (:) [], RuntimeException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : BadExpression

Start with the Network Troubleshooting tip posted at the bottom first. Also, if you’re on a Server version of Windows, try installing to a desktop instead. Servers are often too locked down to be able to use Powershell, and one of the other methods for installation are often needed.

Alternatively you might just offer the complete package for download like you did in the past!

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