A special thanks to Stephen Owen (FoxDeploy) and by proxy Boe Prox (Learn PowerShell) for the inspiration behind this script. I know that Stephen has his own version of a script like this and I won’t claim that this is any better - just a “different” approach. Here are a few of the differences:
I’m cheap. Like seriously cheap. So when I wanted to go test Cloud Management Gateway (CMG) with eHTTPS and a public cert I knew I would already be in for some money from my MSDN subscription to run the CMG/CDP instance. Yes, yes, I know… a one year cert from most providers is about $20-30. But seriously - did I already mention I’m cheap?
TRIGGER WARNING: I know that talking about anxiety can be a trigger for some. Just know that I might touch on some of those things that trigger you or me.