Managing the PowerFlex Manager virtual appliance Virtual appliance management enables you to configure syslog or SNMP trap forwarding, edit proxy node or DHCP settings, configure the alert connector, and more. Child TopicsConfigure syslog forwardingYou can configure PowerFlex Manager to forward syslogs it receives from system components to a remote network management system. PowerFlex Manager provides authentication through the configuration settings you provide. SNMP communicationPowerFlex Manager can receive SNMP traps from system devices. It can forward SNMP traps to one or more remote network management systems. Importing Active Directory usersBefore importing Active Directory users to PowerFlex Manager, you must create at least one directory service using PowerFlex Manager. PowerFlex Manager roles are not automatically mapped to Active Directory user roles. You must assign an appropriate role to each imported user. After the import, these users can log in to PowerFlex Manager. Restarting the PowerFlex Manager virtual applianceUse this task to restart PowerFlex Manager.