Dell EMC PowerFlex Appliance Administration Guide

This guide provides procedures for administering the PowerFlex appliance.

It provides the following information:
  • Administering the operating system, network, and storage
  • Managing components with PowerFlex Manager
  • Monitoring system health
  • Monitoring and alerting using Secure Remote Services
  • Configuring SNMP trap and syslog forwarding
  • Backing up and restoring
  • Managing PowerFlex appliance passwords
  • Powering on and off
This guide also provides links to other documentation on common administrative tasks for:
  • PowerFlex
  • PowerFlex Manager online help
  • VMware vSphere Web Client

Dell EMC PowerFlex appliance was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex appliance. Similarly, Dell EMC PowerFlex Manager was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex Manager, and Dell EMC PowerFlex was previously known as Dell EMC VxFlex OS. References in the documentation will be updated over time.

PowerFlex Manager provides the management and orchestration functionality for PowerFlex appliance.

See the Glossary for terms, definitions, and acronyms.