Most exported resource documentation starts with an SSH key example.
sshkey is a Puppet type that creates or destroys entries in the
ssh_known_hosts file used by SSH to verify the validity of remote servers. The
sshkey example is a great use of exported resources, but since most examples put the declaration and collecting phases in the same class, it may be a confusing example for those starting out learning exported resources. It's important to remember that exporting and collecting are different operations.
We'll outline an enterprise application of the
sshkey example and define a class for login servers—any server that allows users to log in directly. Using that class to define exported resources ...