Managing and working with several computer systems is the daily job of a network administrator as he/she is responsible for keeping a close vigil onto the system users across the company premises to see whether or not Internet protocol is being followed and whether any unauthorized web page is not being accessed. They are also responsible for adequate maintenance and monitoring of computer hardware utilized in a particular computer network. Further, it also includes configuring and deploying active network equipment and is mainly in charge of the all round integrity of the network and security. There are varied computer applications to assist in this endeavor and makes it easier for the user to manage and organize such activities like PowerBroker 6.0 which helps in distributing administrative rights and managing related tasks.
PowerBroker opens with a neatly aligned interface with the major options placed interactively to facilitate easy and smooth navigation for all users. Further, the interface also makes it simple and easy for the user to align responsibilities and can work simply to secure the network and work with specific account privileges for the user. This application works for the Linux systems and can easily work to depute administrative specialized privileges and authorization without having the need to share the root password with anyone. Further, it also helps in granting specific access to varied other Linux applications and even corporate resources. The main user can also decide and define which of the users can run the Linux/Unix tasks from which hosts and under what conditions.
To sum it up, PowerBroker 6.0 works as a suitable and enhanced utility that can work perfectly for network administrators and related professionals and hence gets a rating of three points for its superlative scope and utility value.